The Department of Elder Affairs announces the commencement of rulemaking proceedings to implement statutory changes to Parts I and II of ch. 744, F.S., and to the Department’s oversight of public and professional guardians.  

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    DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

    Statewide Public Guardianship Office

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    58M-2.001Professional Guardian Registration

    58M-2.009Standards of Practice

    58M-2.011Disciplinary Action and Guidelines

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department of Elder Affairs announces the commencement of rulemaking proceedings to implement statutory changes to Parts I and II of Ch. 744, F.S., and to the Department’s oversight of public and professional guardians.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The rulemaking will establish standards of practice, disciplinary guidelines, and credit investigation procedures for public and professional guardians as well as implement revision of rules as needed based on legislative changes.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 744.2001(2)(b), 744.2002(6), 744.3135(5)(b), 744.20041 F.S.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 744.102(17), 744.2001(2)(b), 744.2002, 744.2003, 744.20041 FS.

    A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: August 16, 2016, 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

    PLACE: Florida Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

    To participate in the rule workshop by telephone please call 1(888)670-3525 participation code: 5964230985

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Jason Nelson, Director, Office of Public and Professional Guardians, Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-7000, Telephone Number: (850)414-2113, Email address: Nelsonj@elderaffairs.org If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jason Nelson, Director, Office of Public and Professional Guardians, Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-7000, Telephone Number: (850)414-2113, Email address: Nelsonj@elderaffairs.org

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.

Document Information

Subject:
The rulemaking will establish standards of practice, disciplinary guidelines, and credit investigation procedures for public and professional guardians as well as implement revision of rules as needed based on legislative changes.
Purpose:
The Department of Elder Affairs announces the commencement of rulemaking proceedings to implement statutory changes to Parts I and II of ch. 744, F.S., and to the Department’s oversight of public and professional guardians.
Rulemaking Authority:
744.2001(2)(b), 744.2002(6), 744.3135(5)(b), 744.20041 F.S.
Law:
744.102(17), 744.2001(2)(b), 744.2002, 744.2003, 744.20041 FS.
Contact:
Jason Nelson, Director, Office of Public and Professional Guardians, Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-7000, Telephone Number: (850)414-2113, Email address: Nelsonj@elderaffairs.org
Related Rules: (3)
58M-2.001. Professional Guardian Registration
58M-2.009.
58M-2.011.