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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to access to protected persons; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Creates Falk-Alfano Act.
Prohibits guardian or conservator from restricting protected person's right of communication, visitation or interaction with other persons unless authorized by court order. Authorizes guardian or conservator to move court to restrict person's ability to communicate, visit or interact with protected person with showing of good cause. Allows person or protected person who reasonably believes guardian or conservator has violated court order or abused discretion by restricting access to protected person to move court to allow access or modify or terminate powers of guardian or conservator. Requires guardian or conservator of adult protected person to provide notice to specified persons of certain events or circumstances regarding protected person. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Judiciary
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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