SUMMARY OF BILL
REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE
Ways and Means
The bill would amend the Guardianship Assistance Act to require the approval process for guardianship assistance to include criminal record checks and child abuse and child neglect central registry checks on all successor guardians, and all adults living in a successor guardian's home, as well as submission of the guardian's or successor guardian's fingerprints to the Department of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal history check.
The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.
This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.