Electronic execution of estate planning documents; codifies Uniform Electronic Wills Act. (HB210)

Introduced By

Del. Marty Martinez (D-Leesburg)

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
01/04/2024Committee
01/04/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102373D
01/04/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/22/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Read first time
01/31/2024Read second time
01/31/2024Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB210E
01/31/2024Printed as engrossed 24102373D-E
02/01/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2024Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/21/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2024Read third time
02/26/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/26/2024Passed by for the day
02/27/2024Read third time
02/27/2024Defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)

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