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SB 1010: Supported Decision-making


Supported Decision-making; Requiring that petitions submitted in support of appointment of a guardian advocate state the petitioner’s efforts to use alternatives to guardianship before seeking such appointment; creating the “Florida Supported Decision-Making Law”; prohibiting adults from entering into supported decision-making agreements unless specified conditions are met; authorizing adults with disabilities to enter into supported decision-making agreements with supporters; requiring that decisions and requests communicated with the assistance of a supporter be recognized as decisions and requests of the decisionmaker; requiring public schools to provide information about supported decision-making agreements under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/2/2021 Senate • Filed
    2/10/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 108
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 108
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

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  • SB 1010, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/2/2021 at 1:45 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 681 Supported Decisionmaking Tant Similar Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    393.12 Capacity; appointment of guardian advocate. Page 4 (pdf)
    744.102 Definitions. Page 7 (pdf)
    744.2003 Regulation of professional guardians; application; bond required; educational requirements. Page 34 (pdf)
    744.3201 Petition to determine incapacity. Page 8 (pdf)
    744.334 Petition for appointment of guardian or professional guardian; contents. Page 9 (pdf)
    744.3675 Annual guardianship plan. Page 10 (pdf)
    746.101 Page 11 (pdf)
    746.1011 Page 19 (pdf)
    746.1012 Page 31 (pdf)
    746.1013 Page 31 (pdf)
    746.1014 Page 33 (pdf)
    746.102 Page 11 (pdf)
    746.103 Page 12 (pdf)
    746.104 Page 13 (pdf)
    746.105 Page 13 (pdf)
    746.106 Page 15 (pdf)
    746.107 Page 16 (pdf)
    746.108 Page 17 (pdf)
    746.109 Page 18 (pdf)

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