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CS/CS/HB 393: Estates

GENERAL BILL by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Berman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Passidomo

Estates; Provides determination of disposition of real property; authorizes payment of attorney fees & costs from trust assets; requires trustee serve written notice of intent upon qualified beneficiary before payment; requires notice be served in specified manner with specified information; provides qualified beneficiaries are entitled to refund of payment; requires award of attorney fees & costs in; prohibits trustee from using trust assets for payment; authorizes order compelling return of attorney fees & costs to trust with interest; requires court deny motion unless was breach of trust; authorizes court to deny motion; authorizes movant to show that reasonable basis exists & trustee to rebut showing; imposes remedies or sanctions; authorizes trustee use trust assets in specified manner; specifies proceedings, remedies, & rights are not limited.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/3/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 540 (Ch. 2016-189) -HJ 723
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2015 House • Filed
10/30/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 34
11/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/18/15, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
11/18/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 162
11/20/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
11/24/2015 House • Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 156
1/11/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/13/16, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 34
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 146
1/13/2016 House • CS/CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 219
1/15/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/19/2016 House • CS/CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 226
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 240
1/26/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/28/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/28/2016 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 322
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 322
3/1/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/16
3/3/2016 House • Substituted CS/CS/CS/SB 540 -HJ 723
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 540 (Ch. 2016-189) -HJ 723