Florida Senate - 2022 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1710 Ì276626=Î276626 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Bradley) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 744.2112, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 744.2112 Statewide database of guardianship information; 8 publication of professional guardian registration profiles.— 9 (1) The Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation and 10 clerks of court shall establish a statewide database of 11 guardianship information to facilitate improved court oversight 12 of such guardianships. The database must be interoperable with 13 the data systems of each circuit court, such that each circuit 14 court may easily access the data for regular use in judicial 15 proceedings. The database must include, at a minimum, 16 professional guardian registration and disciplinary data 17 provided by the Office of Public and Professional Guardians, 18 information on the status of guardian compliance with the 19 statutory qualifications for guardianship, and the status of 20 statutorily required reports and submissions. The database must 21 be searchable by, at a minimum, petitioner, ward, ward 22 demographic information, guardian and guardian location, 23 counsel, other parties to each case, judge, and circuit. The 24 database must have the ability to generate statewide and 25 circuit-level statistical data of assistance to the courts and 26 the Department of Elderly Affairs. The Office of Public and 27 Professional Guardians shall share professional guardian 28 registration and disciplinary data for the purposes of this 29 subsection. 30 (2) The Office of Public and Professional Guardians shall 31 publish professional guardian registration profiles on its 32 internet website. The profiles must be accessible and searchable 33 by the public, and shall include, at a minimum, information 34 submitted under section 744.2002, whether any complaints against 35 the professional guardian have been substantiated, and any 36 disciplinary actions taken by the department. 37 Section. 2 This act shall take effect July 1, 2022. 38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 39 And the title is amended as follows: 40 Delete everything before the enacting clause 41 and insert: 42 A bill to be entitled 43 An act relating to guardianship; creating s. 744.2112, 44 F.S.; requiring the Florida Clerks of Court Operations 45 Corporation and clerks of court to establish a 46 statewide database of guardianship information for 47 certain purposes; requiring the database to be 48 interoperable with certain data systems; requiring the 49 database to include certain information; requiring the 50 database to be searchable by certain data points; 51 requiring the data base to have the ability to 52 generate certain information; requiring the Office of 53 Public and Professional Guardians to share certain 54 information; requiring the Office of Public and 55 Professional Guardians to publish professional 56 guardian registration profiles on a website; requiring 57 the profiles to be accessible and searchable by the 58 public; requiring the profiles to include certain 59 information; providing an effective date.