HB 941: Fees and Costs Incurred in Guardianship Proceedings
GENERAL BILL by Schwartz
Fees and Costs Incurred in Guardianship Proceedings; Provides that fees & costs incurred by attorney who has rendered services to ward in compensation proceedings are payable from guardianship assets; provides that expert testimony is unnecessary in proceedings to determine compensation for attorney or guardian; provides that court may appoint guardian ad litem to minor if necessary to protect minor's interests in settlement; provides that settlement of minor's claim is subject to certain confidentiality provisions; directs that examining committee be paid from state funds as court-appointed expert witnesses if petition for incapacity is dismissed; requires that petitioner reimburse state for expert witness fees if court finds petition to have been filed in bad faith.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Healthy Families Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 95
• Introduced -HJ 95
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 12:00 pm, 404 HOB
• Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 248
• Now in Healthy Families Subcommittee -HJ 248
• On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/18/13, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 279
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 279
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/03/13, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 415
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 415
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
• Read 2nd time -HJ 517
• Read 3rd time -HJ 517
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 518
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 435
• Received -SJ 435
• Died in Judiciary
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