SB 759 Guardianship and conservatorship; makes various changes to laws.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Guardianship and conservatorship. Makes various changes to guardianship and conservatorship laws, including: (i) permitting another person to initiate a guardianship proceeding before an incapacitated child turns 18 if there is no living parent; (ii) requiring a petition to state the basis for the court's jurisdiction; (iii) requiring the court to hold a hearing on the appointment of a guardian or conservator within 120 days from filing; (iv) confirming that the court should consider the respondent's best interests when determining the need for a guardian or conservator; (v) granting a conservator the power to make elections for a family allowance, exempt property allowance, and homestead allowance; and (vi) granting a court the ability to authorize a conservator, for good cause shown, to create and fund a trust for an incapacitated person.

Full text:
12/17/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101678D  pdf
01/16/13  Senate: Printed as engrossed 13101678D-E  pdf
02/15/13  House: Committee substitute printed 13105160D-H1  pdf
03/04/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB759ER)  pdf
03/18/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
12/17/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101678D
12/17/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/13  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (10-Y 0-N 2-A)
01/15/13  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/16/13  Senate: Read second time
01/16/13  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/16/13  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
01/16/13  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB759E
01/16/13  Senate: Printed as engrossed 13101678D-E
01/17/13  Senate: Passed by for the day
01/18/13  Senate: Passed by for the day
01/21/13  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)
01/25/13  House: Placed on Calendar
01/25/13  House: Read first time
01/25/13  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/13  House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/11/13  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/15/13  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N)
02/15/13  House: Committee substitute printed 13105160D-H1
02/19/13  House: Read second time
02/20/13  House: Passed by for the day
02/21/13  House: Read third time
02/21/13  House: Committee substitute agreed to 13105160D-H1
02/21/13  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB759H1
02/21/13  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/21/13  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
02/21/13  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (36-Y 2-N)
02/21/13  Senate: Title replaced 13105160D-H1
03/04/13  Senate: Enrolled
03/04/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB759ER)
03/04/13  Senate: Signed by President
03/05/13  House: Signed by Speaker
03/18/13  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 523 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)