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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to appointment of legal counsel for certain persons in protective proceedings.
Catchline/Summary: Requires court, under certain circumstances, to appoint legal counsel for respondent or protected person in protective proceeding.
Requires payment for appointed counsel from guardianship or conservatorship estate of respondent or protected person or at state expense. Provides for phase-in among counties over three-year period beginning in 2020. Directs certain county circuit courts to make annual reports regarding protective proceeding statistics to Judicial Department. Directs Judicial Department to present results of reports in report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary. Sunsets reporting requirement on January 2, 2023.
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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
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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