Estate planning documents; electronic execution, codifies Uniform Electronic Wills Act. (HB1856)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
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Became Law


Electronic execution of estate planning documents; Uniform Electronic Wills Act. Permits trusts, advance medical directives, and refusals to make anatomical gifts to be signed and notarized, as appropriate, by electronic means. The bill also codifies the Uniform Electronic Wills Act, which permits a testator to execute a will by electronic means. The Act requires that the will be signed by two witnesses who are in the physical or electronic presence of the testator and acknowledged by the testator and attesting witnesses in the physical or electronic presence of a notary public. Read the Bill »


01/09/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102283D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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