Bill Status of HB4831 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ADULT GUARDIAN-MEDICAL REPORT
Rep. Daniel Didech
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Guardians for Adults with Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Deletes language providing that the required report for a petition for adjudication of disability, in the case of an intellectual disability, may contain a psychological evaluation of the respondent that has been performed by a clinical psychologist licensed under the Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act, within one year of the date of the filing of the petition. Provides instead that the required report that is attached to a petition for adjudication of disability and for appointment of a guardian may contain a psychological evaluation that assesses the cognitive, emotional, and functional capacities of the respondent and that has been performed by a licensed clinical psychologist within 3 months of the date of the filing of the petition or within one year of the date of the filing of the petition in the case of an individual with an intellectual disability. Makes a corresponding change Effective immediately.