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2018 Regular Session



Duties of a Guardian of the Person - Petition for Visitation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Saab


In the Senate - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances; establishing the intent of the General Assembly to enforce the right of every adult in the State to visit with and receive certain communication from whomever the adult chooses, with a certain exception; authorizing a certain person to petition a certain court for reasonable visitation with a certain alleged incapacitated or protected person; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Saab, Adams, Afzali, Ali, Anderson, Anderton, Angel, Arentz, Atterbeary, Aumann, Barkley, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Barron, Barve, Beidle, Beitzel, Branch, Bromwell, Brooks, Buckel, Carey, Carozza, Carr, Cassilly, Chang, Ciliberti, Clark, Clippinger, Cluster, Conaway, Corderman, Cullison, Davis, Ebersole, Folden, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Ghrist, Gibson, Gilchrist, Glass, Glenn, Grammer, Gutierrez, Hayes, Haynes, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, Hornberger, C. Howard, S. Howard, Impallaria, Jackson, Jacobs, Jameson, Kelly, Kipke, Kittleman, Korman, Kramer, Krebs, Krimm, Lam, Lierman, Lisanti, Long, Luedtke, Malone, Mautz, McComas, McConkey, McCray, McDonough, McKay, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, A. Miller, W. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morgan, Morhaim, Mosby, Otto, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Proctor, Reilly, Rey, Robinson, Rose, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Shoemaker, Simonaire, Szeliga, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Vogt, M. Washington, West, Wilson, Wivell, K. Young, P. Young, and Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Estates and Trusts
Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Circuit Courts
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Estates and Trusts -see also- Beneficiaries
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Postal Service
Rules and Regulations
Vulnerable Adults -see also- Developmental Disabilities; Eld
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
Article - Family Law

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March 19, 2018 7:30 P.M.