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Introduced Version House Bill 2084 History

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H. B. 2084

 

         (By Delegates Overington, Duke and J. Miller)

         [Introduced January 11, 2012

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; referred to the

         Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.]

 

 

 

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §44A-3-4a, relating to permitting a county sheriff when acting as a conservator to retain five percent of the protected person’s estate, up to $250 per year, for administrative expenses.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §44A-3-4a, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 3. GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP ADMINISTRATION.

§44A-3-4a. Sheriff as conservator; fee.

    When a county sheriff acts as conservator and manages an estate, he or she is permitted to retain five percent of the protected person’s estate, up to an annual maximum of $250, to cover administrative expenses.




    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit a county sheriff when acting as a conservator to retain five percent of a protected person’s estate, up to $250 per year, for administrative expenses.


    This section is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

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