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Guardianship of a Disabled Person - Communication and Notification Rights

Sponsored by:

Senator Bates


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting a guardian of the person of a disabled person from prohibiting or restricting communication between the disabled person and a member of the disabled person's family, except as authorized by a specified court order; authorizing an individual other than a member of a disabled person's family to file a specified petition for an order to compel visitation with the disabled person; requiring a guardian to notify specified individuals within 24 hours of specified circumstances related to the disabled person; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Bates and Salling
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0512
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Attorneys' Fees
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Estates and Trusts
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Mental Health
Postal Service
Process Serving
Protection Orders
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
(13-708.1, 13-708.2)

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