HB0472 (CH0486)

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Estates and Trusts - Registers of Wills - Retention of Estate Files

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miele


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486

Synopsis:Repealing a requirement that a register of wills in a county return specified estate files to the personal representative of the estate under specified circumstances; authorizing a register to dispose of specified estate files no sooner than 180 days after the closing of an estate if copies of the files are retained in a specified manner; applying the Act retroactively to estates opened on or after October 1, 2014; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Miele, Aumann, Carozza, Jacobs, Morgan, and Otto
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Electronic Government
Estates and Trusts
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registers of Wills
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.