Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 344
Senate . House
The Committee on Judiciary (Bradley) recommended the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 42 - 69
4 and insert:
5 Section 2. Section 744.2008, Florida Statutes, is amended
6 to read:
7 744.2008 Costs of public guardian.—
8 (1) All costs of administration
, including filing fees,
9 shall be paid from the budget of the office of public guardian.
10 No costs of administration, including filing fees, shall be
11 recovered from the assets or the income of the ward.
12 (2) In any proceeding for appointment of a public guardian,
13 or in any proceeding involving the estate of a ward for whom a
14 public guardian has been appointed guardian, the court shall may
15 waive any court costs or filing fees.
16 Section 3. Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section
17 744.3675, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
18 744.3675 Annual guardianship plan.—Each guardian of the
19 person must file with the court an annual guardianship plan
20 which updates information about the condition of the ward. The
21 annual plan must specify the current needs of the ward and how
22 those needs are proposed to be met in the coming year.
23 (1) Each plan for an adult ward must, if applicable,
25 (b) Information concerning the medical and mental health
26 conditions and treatment and rehabilitation needs of the ward,
28 1. A resume of any professional medical treatment given to
29 the ward during the preceding year.
30 2. The report of a physician who examined the ward no more
31 than 90 days before the beginning of the applicable reporting
32 period. If the guardian has requested a physician to complete
33 the examination and prepare the report and the physician has
34 delegated that responsibility, the examination may be performed
35 and the report may be prepared and signed by a physician
36 assistant acting pursuant to s. 458.347(4)(h) or s.
37 459.022(4)(g), or by an advanced practice registered nurse
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40 And the title is amended as follows:
41 Delete lines 8 - 9
42 and insert:
43 F.S.; providing that certain examinations may be
44 performed and reports prepared