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CS/CS/SB 206: Electronic Wills

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Judiciary ; Passidomo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes

Electronic Wills; Creating the “Florida Electronic Wills Act”; specifying requirements that must be satisfied in the execution of electronic wills; authorizing an electronic will of a nonresident of this state which is properly executed in this or another state to be offered for and admitted to probate in this state; providing that, for purposes of establishing the validity of the testamentary aspects of a revocable trust, the qualified custodian of the trust instrument may not also be a trustee of the trust, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 4/20/2017 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/25/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
Location: On agenda (RC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/21/2016 Senate • Filed
1/12/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 51
1/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/24/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/24/2017 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 148
1/26/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/31/2017 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 148
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 140
4/12/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 04/17/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/17/2017 Senate • CS/CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 435
4/19/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules -SJ 435
• CS/CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 435
4/20/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/25/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building