On January 13, 2012, Sen. Jeanne Nicholson and Rep. Bob Gardner introduced SB 12-066 – Concerning Expanding Those Persons Eligible As Guardians in the Guardianship Assistance Program to Include Persons Ascribed By the Family As Having a Family-Like Relationship with the Child. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
Persons ascribed by a family as having a family-like relationship with the child or who have had a prior significant relationship with the child are added to the type of individuals eligible to participate in the guardianship assistance program. On February 8, the Senate passed the bill on 3rd Reading. The bill awaits its committee of reference assignment in the House.
Since this summary, the bill was assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.
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