Probate; list of heirs must be filed with clerk of court. (HB1345)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Probate; list of heirs.  Provides that the list of heirs that must be filed with the clerk of court when a personal representative for a decedent's estate seeks to qualify or a will is submitted to probate shall reflect the heirs in existence on the date of the decedent's death. If there have been any changes as to who should be included on the list of heirs between the date of the decedent's death and the time the list is filed, an additional list of heirs shall be filed that includes such changes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104261D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/27/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Read first time
02/09/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/22/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Read third time
02/24/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Placed on Calendar
02/26/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1345ER)
03/08/2010Signed by Speaker
03/08/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 585 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0585)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 25 seconds.