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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 461
Wills, Trusts, Estate; provide for construction of wills/trust instruments referring to federal estate; provide for judicial construction of such wills
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 53 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to construction of wills and testamentary gifts, so as to provide for the construction of wills and trust instruments referring to federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws for testators and settlors dying on or after December 31, 2009, but prior to January 1, 2011; to provide for judicial construction of such wills and trust instruments; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/27/2010 - Effective Date
May/27/2010 - Act 493
May/27/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/13/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/14/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/14/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/12/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/30/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/09/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/08/2010 - Senate Hopper
4/14/2010 Modified Structured Rule; 4/29/2010 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Vote #881Yea(44)Nay(0)NV(7)
Apr/14/2010 - House Vote #824Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(6)
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Vote #621Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(5)
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