Introduced by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on January 27, 2011
To require an individual granted a "durable power of attorney" (who can conduct business transactions and make decisions if the principal becomes disabled or incapacitated) to sign a statement acknowledging the obligation to act in the best interest of the principal, keep the principal informed, not co-mingle funds, only use the principal's property and income for the benefit of the principal, keep good records, engage an advisor, attorney, accountant, etc. as needed, and more. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 27, 2011
Reported in the Senate on March 16, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 28, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 28, 2011
Amendment offered by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on May 3, 2011
To clarify a technical reference in a provision contained in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 3, 2011