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Bill Detail: HB22-1271

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Title Rights Of Persons Protected By Legal Guardian
Status House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed (05/12/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Probate, Trusts, & Fiduciaries
House Sponsors K. Ransom (R)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Public and Behavioral Health & Human Services
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 02/25/2022

The bill establishes certain rights for a person who is protected
through a legal guardianship relationship (protected person) and duties of
a guardian or conservator (guardian). With certain exceptions, a guardian
shall notify within 7 days one or more of the protected person's close
family members and any person designated by the protected person when
the protected person:

  • Changes place of residence;
  • Resides at a location other than the protected person's
residence for more than 48 hours;
  • Is admitted to a medical facility for acute care or
emergency care; or
  • Dies.
The guardian, in conjunction with the protected person and any
close family members, shall develop an initial care plan, to be updated
annually. The care plan must include why the guardianship is necessary,
any necessary restrictions placed on visitation or access to reporting, how
the protected person's finances will be handled, and how the protected
person and close family members can obtain answers to questions that

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