AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A RETHINKING GUARDIANSHIP WORKGROUP TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND CHANGES TO CHAPTER 35A OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.
Identical to S 337, filed 3/21/19.
Establishes the 24-member Rethinking Guardianship Workgroup, to be convened by the Department of Health and Human Services, to study the laws governing guardianship in this state. Specifies nine issues that are to be considered in the study, including a review process and schedule for ongoing guardianship; the rights for those under a temporary, permanent, or limited guardianship; and a strategy to improve the quality, consistency, and availability of Multi-Disciplinary Evaluations. Requires the Workgroup to provide findings and recommendations to the specified NCGA Committee by January 1, 2020. Terminates the Workgroup on January 1, 2020, or upon the submission of its report, whichever occurs first.