Guardianship; petition by parent of incapacitated person. (HB855)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Guardianship; petition by parent of incapacitated person. Authorizes the parent or guardian of an incapacitated person who is under the age of 18 to file a petition for guardianship six months prior to the child's eighteenth birthday. Where the petition is brought by any other person, the petition may be filed no earlier than the respondent's eighteenth birthday. Read the Bill »


04/04/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063515300
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/24/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (21-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Read second time
01/26/2006Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB855E
01/26/2006Printed as engrossed 063515300-E
01/27/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Communicated to Senate
01/30/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB855ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
04/04/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 552 (effective 7/1/06)
04/12/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)