02RS HB458


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HB 458 (BR 1820) - Jo. Turner, C. Geveden, I. Branham, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey

     AN ACT relating to guardianship and conservatorship for disabled persons.
     Amend KRS 387.605 to require that a court, in appointing a guardian or conservator for a disabled person, first consider appointing an individual already holding a durable power of attorney for that disabled person; amend KRS 387.570 to provide that a jury trial is not necessary in disability determination cases when the county attorney, the respondent or respondent's representative, respondent's legal counsel, respondent's parents, brothers and sisters 18 years of age or older, and children 18 years of age or older all agree to waive the jury trial; amend KRS 387.580 to conform.

     Jan 23-introduced in House
     Jan 24-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 28-posted in committee
     Jan 31-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 7, 2002
     Feb 7-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Feb 8-received in Senate
     Feb 11-to Judiciary (S)

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