HB 145 (BR 836) - B. Yonts, J. Crenshaw
AN ACT relating to the use of juries in competency hearings conducted in guardianship proceedings.
Amend KRS 387.570 and 387.580 to allow a bench trial when the parties agree, there is no objection from interested parties, and the judge finds no cause to require a jury trial.
HB 145 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Amend to clarify who may give consent for a bench trial on behalf of the respondent.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Feb 3-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 9-posted in committee
Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2009
Feb 13-3rd reading, passed 91-1 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
Feb 23-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 10-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules