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SB 1010: Supported Decision-making


Supported Decision-making; Requiring that petitions submitted in support of appointment of a guardian advocate state the petitioner’s efforts to use alternatives to guardianship before seeking such appointment; creating the “Florida Supported Decision-Making Law”; prohibiting adults from entering into supported decision-making agreements unless specified conditions are met; authorizing adults with disabilities to enter into supported decision-making agreements with supporters; requiring that decisions and requests communicated with the assistance of a supporter be recognized as decisions and requests of the decisionmaker; requiring public schools to provide information about supported decision-making agreements under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/2/2021 Senate • Filed
2/10/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 108
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 108
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs