Intestate estate; administration by person convicted of fraud, misrepresentation, robbery, etc. (SB865)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of intestate estate; person convicted of fraud, misrepresentation, robbery, etc. Provides that the clerk of court shall not, in addition to current categories of prohibition, grant administration of an estate to a person convicted of (i) any fraud or misrepresentation in any connection or (ii) robbery, extortion, burglary, larceny, embezzlement, fraudulent conversion, gambling, perjury, bribery, treason, or racketeering, regardless of whether his civil rights have been restored.


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102341D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2015Committee substitute printed 15103703D-S1
01/16/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2015Read second time
01/19/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/19/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103703D-S1
01/19/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB865S1
01/20/2015Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/11/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/20/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Committee substitute printed 15105055D-H1
02/23/2015Read second time
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105055D-H1
02/24/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB865H1
02/24/2015Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Title replaced 15105055D-H1
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB865ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 551 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.