Estate planning documents; electronic execution, codifies Uniform Electronic Wills Act. (SB1435)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/15/2021Presented and ordered printed 21100086D
01/15/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/27/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2021Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
01/30/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2021Committee substitute printed to LIS only 21103695D-S1
02/03/2021Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)