HB 50 (BR 254) - 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.
HB 50 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Amend to allow bench trial upon agreement of parties, when there is no objection from interested parties, and the judge finds no cause to require a jury trial.
SCS - Attach provisions of SB 157 except lower the minimum bond amount to $10,000.
SCA (1/Title, R. Stivers II) - Make title amendment.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 4-introduced in House
Jan 6-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 2-posted in committee
Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 70-17 with Committee Substitute
Feb 25-received in Senate
Feb 28-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 2-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 3-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 4-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 4, 2005; 3rd reading, passed 34-1 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Mar 8-received in House; to Rules (H)