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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradford R. Hill

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to temporary guardians.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradford R. Hill

4th Essex

Joan B.  Lovely

Second Essex


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By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradford R. Hill and Joan B.  Lovely relative to court ordered payment of expenses to temporary guardians.  The Judiciary.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to temporary guardians.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 5-305 of Chapter 190B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, after the word "person." in line 3, the following:-

The reasonable expenses of such appointed guardian, including compensation and counsel fees, shall be determined by the court and paid as it may order, either out of the estate or by the plaintiff, petitioner or the commonwealth.

SECTION 2. Section 5-308 of said Chapter 190B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, after the word "periods." in line 24, the follow:-

The reasonable expenses of such temporary guardian, including compensation and counsel fees, shall be determined by the court and paid as it may order, either out of the estate or by the plaintiff, petitioner or the commonwealth, for each 90 day period.