BILL SUMMARY for SB16-026
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
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02:19 PM -- SB16-026
One witness was allowed to provide testimony for Senate Bill 16-026, concerning personal rights of protected persons, and, in connection therewith, limiting the ability of a guardian or conservator to isolate a protected person, as follows:
02:20 PM -- Ms. Catherine Falk, representing the National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse and the Catherine Falk Organization, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Falk explained how she was kept from her incapacitated father, and discussed the creation of SB 16-026 and similar legislation in other states. She discussed situations that she seeks to remedy through this legislation. Ms. Falk responded to questions regarding a state uniform law that she proposed.