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Senate Bill 0074


Senate Bill 0074

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB74 (Updated January 27, 2011 2:53 pm - DI 84)


Guardianships. Specifies the notice requirements following court action on a petition to appoint a temporary guardian. Changes the duration of a temporary guardianship from 60 days to 90 days. Authorizes a parent of a minor or a guardian of a protected person to designate a standby guardian effective upon the death or incapacity of the parent or guardian. Specifies the information required in a declaration designating a standby guardian. Provides that the declaration is not binding upon the juvenile justice system with respect to the placement of a child who is subject to an allegation of abuse or neglect; an open child in need of services case; or an open delinquency case. Provides that the declaration is effective for 90 days unless the standby guardian files a petition for guardianship, in which case the declaration is effective until the court rules on the petition. Provides that a delegation of parental powers by power of attorney is effective immediately. Enacts the uniform adult guardianship and protective proceedings jurisdiction act. Governs issues concerning original jurisdiction, registration, transfer, and out-of- state enforcement of guardianships and protective orders appointed or issued for adults. Makes conforming changes. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the probate code study commission.)
    Current Status:
     In Committee - 2nd House
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