Will contest; presumption of undue influence. (SB554)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Will contest; presumption of undue influence. Provides that in any case contesting the validity of a decedent's will where a presumption of undue influence arises, the finder of fact shall presume that undue influence was exerted over the decedent unless, based on all the evidence introduced at trial, the finder of fact finds that the decedent did intend it to be his will. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101897D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/14/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2022Reported from Judiciary with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Committee substitute printed 22106571D-S1
02/15/2022Read second time
02/15/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106571D-S1
02/15/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB554S1
02/15/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
02/25/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read second time
03/01/2022Read third time
03/01/2022Passed House (59-Y 41-N)
03/01/2022VOTE: Passage (59-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Enrolled
03/04/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB554ER)
03/04/2022Signed by President
03/04/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 265 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0265)

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