2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to visitors in protective proceedings.|
Directs Chief Justice of Supreme Court to adopt rules establishing uniform visitor policies.
Authorizes presiding judge to establish visitor policies by court order that do not conflict with rules adopted by Chief Justice. Directs Chief Justice to adopt rules establishing qualifications for visitors appointed by court. Authorizes court to request information regarding prospective visitor, including manual or computerized criminal offender information, from Department of State Police. Directs department to conduct nationwide criminal records check of prospective visitor through Federal Bureau of Investigation. Authorizes appointment of visitor at any time during guardianship or conservatorship proceeding. Allows petitioner to recommend visitor from court-approved list of visitors. Expands duties for which court may appoint visitor.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|