04RS HB22


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HB 22 (BR 133) - B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the use of juries in competency hearings conducted in guardianship proceedings.
     Amend KRS 387.570 and 387.580 to retain the right to a trial by jury in a competency hearing conducted in a guardianship proceeding but allow the hearing to be held before the court without a jury if no jury trial is demanded.


     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Retain original provisions of the bill except allow a jury trial to be demanded by an immediate family member of the respondent.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Jan 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 29-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 30, 2004
     Jan 30-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 2-3rd reading, passed 79-11 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 3-received in Senate
     Feb 6-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 23-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)

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