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Senate Bill 568; Regular Session 2015-2016


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in orphans' court divisions, further providing for appointment and purpose and for compensation; and, in incapacitated persons, providing for venue and for confidentiality and disclosure of information, further providing for petition and hearing and independent evaluation, repealing provisions relating to county of appointment and qualifications, further providing for review hearing, providing for affidavit in uncontested termination matters and for counsel, further providing for emergency guardian, repealing provisions relating to provisions similar to other estates, providing for removal and discharge of guardian, for appointment of guardian in conveyance and for bond, further providing for evidence of incapacity, for cross-examination of witnesses and for provisions concerning powers, duties and liabilities, providing for protection of person dealing with guardian, and further providing for when accounting filed, for distributions of income and principal during incapacity and for guardianship services.
PN 0541
Referred to JUDICIARY, Feb. 25, 2015
Reported as committed, Jan. 19, 2016
First consideration, Jan. 19, 2016
Second consideration, Jan. 27, 2016
Third consideration and final passage, Feb. 8, 2016 (47-0)
In the House
Referred to JUDICIARY, Feb. 10, 2016
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