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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 500
Guardians of adults; amend provisions; public guardians; definitions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 29 of the O.C.G.A., relating to guardians and wards, as such title was amended by an Act approved May 5, 2004 (Ga. L. 2004, p. 161), which Act becomes effective July 1, 2005, so as to add a definition; to change certain provisions relating to qualifications of guardians of adults; to change certain provisions relating to order of preference in selection of guardians of adults; to repeal and reserve Code Section 29-9-10, relating to the role of the director of a county department of family and children services; to enact a new chapter relating to public guardians; to provide for a definition; to provide for an oath of guardianship; to provide for qualifications and requirements of a public guardian; to provide for registration of a public guardian with the probate court; to provide for recordkeeping and reporting; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/31/2005 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/10/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/17/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/16/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/15/2005 - House Hopper
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