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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 139
Estates and wills; descent and distribution; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 53-1-20 and Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 53 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating, respectively, to renouncing succession and to general provisions relative to descent and distribution, so as to correct a cross-reference; to provide for forfeiture of an intestate share of an estate under certain circumstances; to provide for definitions; to provide for notice of proceedings; to provide for an appointment of a guardian ad litem under certain circumstances; to provide for judicial proceedings and standard of proof; to change certain provisions relating to the rules of inheritance when a decedent dies without a will; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/18/2007 - Act 123
May/18/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/27/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/16/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/16/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/28/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/27/2007 - House Third Readers
Feb/21/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/25/2007 - House Second Readers
Jan/24/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/23/2007 - House Hopper
Apr/16/2007 - Senate Vote #299Yea(47)Nay(0)NV(4)
Feb/27/2007 - House Vote #93Yea(167)Nay(0)NV(8)
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