Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; created, codifies Act. (HB1477)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; adoption. Codifies the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which provides a fiduciary, including a personal representative, conservator, guardian, agent, or trustee, the power to access and control digital assets, including electronic records and communications. The uniform act was approved by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 2014. Amends § 64.2-1622, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100166D
01/02/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 1-N)
02/04/2015Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (9-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)