AN ACT TO AMEND THE REQUIRED CONTENTS OF A STATUS REPORT FILED BY A PUBLIC GUARDIAN, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Identical to S 803, filed 5/19/14.
Amends GS 35A-1242, regarding the contents of status reports required to be filed by public guardians of incomptent persons, providing that each status report must include 8 items, including a report on the guardian's efforts to restore competency and a report of the guardian's efforts to seek alternatives to guardianship. Provides that specified status reports must be made available to the Director of the Divison of Aging or the Director's designee. Establishes that a clerk, or any interested party can file a motion in the county where the guardianship is docketed to request modification of the order appointing guardianship or for consideration of matters in the status report.
Amends the definition of status report found in GS 35A-1202, deleting all included content requirements for status reports.
Effective October 1, 2014.
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