VA SB1042 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB1042


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Wills; presumption of undue influence. Codifies the common law test for establishing undue influence upon a testator in the execution of a will. The bill further provides that if evidence is presented to establish the elements required for such a presumption, a jury sitting as trier of fact shall be instructed that it may presume that the will was executed under undue influence.

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Wills; presumption of undue influence.


Roll Calls

2020-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-12-04HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2020-02-24HouseContinued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
2020-02-14HouseAssigned Courts sub: Civil
2020-02-13HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-02-13HouseRead first time
2020-02-13HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-10SenatePassed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-10SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-10SenateRead second time and engrossed
2020-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2020-02-05SenateReported from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N)
2020-01-17SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-01-17SenatePresented and ordered printed 20105429D

Same As/Similar To

SB1042 (Carry Over) 2020-02-24 - Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
642454.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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