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An Act To Authorize the Department of Health and Human Services To Disclose Information to the Personal Representative of the Estate of an Incapacitated or Dependent Adult Who Dies While under Public Guardianship or Public Conservatorship

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §3474, sub-§2, ¶I,  as amended by PL 2007, c. 140, §2, is further amended to read:

I. A member of a panel appointed by the department or the Office of the Attorney General to review the death or serious injury of an incapacitated or dependent adult or a child; and

Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §3474, sub-§2, ¶J,  as enacted by PL 2007, c. 140, §3 and amended by PL 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §5, is further amended to read:

J. The local animal control officer or the animal welfare program of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry established pursuant to Title 7, section 3902 when there is a reasonable suspicion of animal cruelty, abuse or neglect. For purposes of this paragraph, "cruelty, abuse or neglect" has the same meaning as provided in Title 34-B, section 1901, subsection 1, paragraph B . ; and

Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §3474, sub-§2, ¶K  is enacted to read:

K The personal representative of the estate of an incapacitated or dependent adult who dies while under public guardianship or public conservatorship.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 128th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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