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HB 297: Guardianship


Guardianship; Revises provisions relating to guardianships, including the appointment of public guardians, visitation rights of minor’s or alleged incapacitated person’s family, alternatives to guardianship, petitions for appointment of guardian, & verified inventory & annual accounting requirements; requires full reevaluation of need for guardianship after certain time; prohibits certain judges from overseeing reevaluation proceedings; requires court to impanel jury for certain purpose.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 2/8/2023 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2023 House • Filed
2/1/2023 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
2/8/2023 House • Withdrawn prior to introduction