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Guardianship of Disabled Persons and Revocation of Advance Directives

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Senator Kelley


Veto sustained (0-46)

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to appoint a guardian of the person of a disabled person for a limited period of time under specified circumstances; specifying that specified rights, duties, and powers that a court may order include the duty to file a specified report; authorizing a declarant to waive specified rights when making an advance directive; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Guzzone, Klausmeier, Mathias, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Pugh, Young, and Muse
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0293
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Advance Medical Directives
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Mental Health
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
Article - Health - General

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.