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2019 Senate Bill 110: Authorize protection of incapacitated person access to family

Public Act 170 of 2019

Introduced by Sen. Peter Lucido (R) on February 13, 2019
To establish that if a court-appointed guardian who is responsible for overseeing the care and custody of an incapacitated individual denies a relative of that person access to the individual, a court may appoint a limited guardian to supervise access with the relative.
Under current law, a court can appoint a full guardian if necessary to provide for an individual's continuing care and supervision, or a partial guardian if the person has the capacity to do some but not all of the tasks necessary to care for himself or herself.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on February 13, 2019
Reported in the Senate on September 10, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on October 2, 2019
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 2, 2019
Reported in the House on November 5, 2019
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 20, 2019