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H*4444 (Rat #0576, Act #0483 of 1990) General Bill, By P.B. Harris, D. Blackwell, M.J. Cooper, J.G. Felder, T. Ferguson, D.A. Moss, D.C. Waldrop and J.M. White
    A Bill to amend Section 62-5-304, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person, so as to define the court's authority pertaining to the person and the appointment of a guardian; Section 62-5-309, relating to notices in a guardianship proceeding, so as to require notice to an attorney in fact under a durable power of attorney; Section 62-5-310, relating to the court exercising guardian powers and a temporary guardian, so as to provide additional circumstances under which the powers are exercised and a temporary guardian is appointed, define emergency, and provide for notice and hearing after the appointment; Section 62-5-311, relating to guardians, so as to provide for additional persons who may be appointed as guardian subject to a finding of good cause instead of the court's discretion; and Section 62-5-501, relating to the appointment of a power of attorney not affected by physical disability or mental incompetence, so as to revise the requirements for the content of the appointment, provide for the circumstances under which a power is terminated, provide for the effectiveness of the instrument executing the power, and change the reference to intestate's estate to a protected person's estate.-amended title
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01/23/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-22
01/23/90House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-23
02/21/90House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-7
02/28/90House Debate adjourned until Thursday, March 1, 1990 HJ-3
03/01/90House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, March 7, 1990 HJ-14
03/07/90House Amended HJ-24
03/07/90House Debate adjourned until Thursday, March 8, 1990 HJ-2
03/08/90House Amended HJ-17
03/08/90House Read second time HJ-20
03/08/90House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-20
03/09/90House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1
03/13/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-28
03/13/90Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-28
03/22/90Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-13
04/11/90Senate Amended SJ-57
04/11/90Senate Read second time SJ-60
04/19/90Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-40
04/25/90House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Thursday, April 26, 1990 HJ-50
05/02/90House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-41
05/08/90 Ratified R 576
05/14/90 Signed By Governor
05/14/90 Effective date 05/14/90
05/14/90 Act No. 483
06/13/90 Copies available

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