Senators pass bill to create office for publicly funded guardians

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Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 10:41 am, Wed Oct 15, 2014.

LINCOLN — Elderly and disabled Nebraskans who cannot manage their own affairs would get help from the state under a bill passed by the Legislature on Thursday.

Legislative Bill 920 would set up a system of publicly funded guardians to handle decision-making for people whom the courts determine are not able to make decisions on their own. It passed on a 44-0 vote.

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