HB0507 (CH0365)

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Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 365

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; authorizing a user to direct a custodian of digital assets to disclose or not to disclose those assets under specified circumstances and in a specified manner; providing that the Act does not change, impair, or expand specified rights with respect to the digital assets of a user; authorizing a custodian to grant a specified fiduciary or designated recipient access to or a copy of specified records under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Sydnor, Barve, Frush, Hill, Jalisi, Kaiser, Lam, Lisanti, Luedtke, Mautz, McCray, and Platt
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0239
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0531 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Agents and Brokers
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Estates and Trusts
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Personal Property
Personal Representatives
Power of Attorney
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
(13-213, 14.5-815, 17-202, 17-203, 15-601 through 15-620)

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May 20, 2016 2:49 P.M.