SB167 (2005) Detail

Relative to extension of guardianship.


CHAPTER 90

SB 167 – FINAL VERSION

2005 SESSION

05-0988

04/03

SENATE BILL 167

AN ACT relative to extension of guardianship.

SPONSORS: Sen. Foster, Dist 13

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill amends the time frame for the probate court to act on an extension of guardianship petition.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0988

04/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to extension of guardianship.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

90:1 Guardians and Conservators; Extension of Guardianship. Amend RSA 464-A:11-a to read as follows:

464-A:11-a Extension of Guardianship. A guardian or petitioner may seek an extension of a guardianship appointment by formally petitioning the court for a guardianship of the person and estate, the person, or estate within the period of any existing guardianship. Upon the filing of a petition for guardianship, a petition for an additional term of guardianship, a petition for an indefinite term of guardianship, or a petition for an amendment of the order or letters of guardianship to extend the term of the guardianship, the period of guardianship shall be extended until the issuance of the order of the probate court; provided that the probate court shall act upon the petition within 30 days of [its filing] orders of notice being issued.

90:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: June 7, 2005)

(Effective Date: August 6, 2005)

Links

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Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB167 Revision: 9222 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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