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CS/CS/CS/HB 343: Estates

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Finance and Tax Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Moraitis

Estates; Revises contents of notice of administration; prohibits extensions of time for notices of administration; provides an exception; provides timeframes for certain objections; requires will to be attached to formal notice of petition for administration; revises provisions concerning personal representatives; provides for removal of unqualified personal representatives; revises provisions for allocation of estate tax; revises provisions addressing attorney's fees in probate & trust proceedings; grants discretion to court to assess fees against share of one or more persons; provides retroactive applicability.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/27/2015 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 872 (Ch. 2015-27) -HJ 862
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2015 House • Filed
1/28/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 31
2/3/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/10/15, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/10/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 136
2/19/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/20/2015 House • Now in Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 131
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 31
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 128
3/23/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 03/25/15, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/25/2015 House • CS/CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 345
3/27/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 341
3/30/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 350
4/6/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/08/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/8/2015 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 514
4/10/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 508
4/13/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 521
4/24/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
4/27/2015 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 872 -HJ 862
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 872 (Ch. 2015-27) -HJ 862