2009 Regular Session


File Code: Estates and Trusts
Sponsored By:
Senator Glassman
Estates and Trusts - Retention of Deposited Wills by Register of Wills


Repealing the authorization for a register of wills, during the lifetime of the testator, to deliver a will that has been deposited with the register to a testator or a person authorized in writing by the testator to receive the will; prohibiting a register of wills from delivering a deposited will under specified circumstances to any person; requiring a register of wills to open the most recently deposited will of the testator; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Estates and Trusts
Personal Representatives
Registers of Wills

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Estates and Trusts
( 4-201 , 4-202 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered