Safe deposit boxes; bank to permit limited access upon death of lessee. (HB414)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Safe deposit boxes. Requires the bank or other entity renting a safe deposit box to permit limited access to the box by the spouse or next of kin of the deceased lessee of the box, a court clerk, or other interested person, to look for a will or other testamentary instrument. Currently, the lessor of the safe deposit box has the option of allowing entry for such purpose. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103628D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2012Passed by for the day in Commerce and Labor
01/27/2012Impact statement from SCC (HB414)
02/02/2012Assigned C & L sub: #1
02/07/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 4-N)
02/14/2012Left in Commerce and Labor (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)