Bill Text: IL HB0649 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning signing and attestation of wills.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-05 - Assigned to Executive Committee [HB0649 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB0649-Introduced.html


101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
HB0649

Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
755 ILCS 5/4-3 from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 4-3

Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning signing and attestation of wills.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning civil law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Probate Act of 1975 is amended by changing
5Section 4-3 as follows:
6 (755 ILCS 5/4-3) (from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 4-3)
7 Sec. 4-3. Signing and attestation.
8 (a) Every will shall be in writing, signed by the the
9testator or by some person in his presence and by his direction
10and attested in the presence of the testator by 2 or more
11credible witnesses.
12 (b) A will that qualifies as an international will under
13the Uniform International Wills Act is considered to meet all
14the requirements of subsection (a).
15(Source: P.A. 86-1291.)
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