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CS/CS/HB 277: Wills and Trusts

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Grant, J. ; White ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess ; Duran ; Fischer ; Mercado

Wills and Trusts; 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; specifying requirements for service as a qualified custodian, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 6/26/2017 - Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/18/2017 House • Filed
1/25/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 50
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 50
3/9/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 03/13/17, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
3/13/2017 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 372
3/15/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 365
3/17/2017 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 389
4/18/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/20/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/20/2017 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 2 -HJ 805
4/21/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
4/24/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 805
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 795
4/27/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 913
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 958, 959
• CS passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 8 -HJ 959
4/28/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 566
• Received -SJ 566
• Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 553
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 553
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 206 -SJ 553
• Read 2nd time -SJ 553
• Amendment(s) adopted (742124) -SJ 554
• Read 3rd time -SJ 562
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 34 NAYS 0 -SJ 562
4/28/2017 House • In returning messages
5/4/2017 House • Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (432393, 763047) -HJ 1111, 1112
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (742124) -HJ 1104, 1112
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 73 NAYS 44 -HJ 1112
5/4/2017 Senate • In returning messages
5/5/2017 Senate • Concurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (432393, 763047) -SJ 954
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 34 NAYS 0 -SJ 955
5/5/2017 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1261
6/14/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/26/2017 • Vetoed by Governor