Bill Text: CA AB1290 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Amended
Bill Title: Lawyer-client privilege: holder of the privilege.
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-20 - Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading. [AB1290 Detail]
April 20, 2017|
April 06, 2017|
|Assembly Bill||No. 1290|
|Introduced by Assembly Member Obernolte|
February 17, 2017
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
Digest KeyVote: MAJORITY Appropriation: NO Fiscal Committee: NO Local Program: NO
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
SECTION 1.Section 953 of the Evidence Code is amended to read:
953.As used in this article, “holder of the privilege” means:
(e)In any case or controversy between a conservator and a conservatee or a guardian and ward, the conservatee or ward is the holder of the privilege with regard to a confidential communication between the conservatee or ward and his or her attorney.