Statute of limitations on written contract; missing persons declared dead, executor of estate. (HB76)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Statute of limitations on written contract; missing persons declared dead; executor. Provides that, for any action that would be barred by the five-year statute of limitations on a written contract, wherein a person who would be party to such action was a missing person presumed dead and subsequently declared dead by court order, the executor of such person's estate has one year from the entry of such order to bring such an action, provided that a cause of action accrued on or after the date upon which such person went missing. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/06/2019Committee
12/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101269D
12/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice

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