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VASB700PassIndexing of wills. Provides that, at the time of qualification of an executor, every will shall be indexed in the name of the decedent and such executor.
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1063)
VAHB623PassGender-neutral terms; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions removed from Code; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife," as well as related terms, with gender-neutral terms throughout the Code to c...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0900)
VAHB1380PassUniform Directed Trust Act. Codifies the Uniform Directed Trust Act, which expressly validates terms of a trust that provide for a trust director, a term that is defined in the Act, and prescribes a set of rules for directed trusts, including allocat...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)
VASB585PassGuardianship for incapacitated persons. Provides that if the respondent to a guardianship or conservatorship petition is between 17 and a half and 21 years of age and has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), the guardian ad litem appointed to repr...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0855)
VAHB1411PassFiduciaries; good faith reliance on certificate of qualification. Provides that any individual or entity conducting business in good faith with a personal representative who presents a currently effective certificate of qualification may presume that...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0702)
VASB1072PassProhibition against appointing certain persons as guardian or conservator. Prohibits, except for good cause shown, the court from appointing as guardian or conservator for the respondent an attorney who has been engaged by the petitioner to represent...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0649)
VASB214PassGuardianship; review of Individualized Education Plan. Provides that if the respondent to a guardianship or conservatorship petition is between 17 and a half and 21 years of age and has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), the guardian ad litem ap...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0581)
VASB940PassCircuit court clerk's fee; lodging of wills. Increases from $2 to $5 the fee that the circuit court clerk is required to charge for lodging, indexing, and preserving a will.
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0589)
VAHB1166PassAccounts filed by fiduciaries and reports filed by guardians; civil penalty. Provides that any account filed by a fiduciary with the commissioner of accounts and annual report filed by a guardian with the local department of social services shall be ...
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2020-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0372)
VASB261PassAccounts filed by fiduciaries and reports filed by guardians; civil penalty. Provides that any account filed by a fiduciary with the commissioner of accounts and annual report filed by a guardian with the local department of social services shall be ...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)
VAHB305PassCircuit court clerk's fee; lodging of wills. Increases from $2 to $5 the fee that the circuit court clerk is required to charge for lodging, indexing, and preserving a will.
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2020-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0068)
VASB352EngrossGuardianship and conservatorship; supported decision-making alternative. Requires a guardian ad litem in a proceeding for the appointment of a guardian or conservator to include in his report to the court information as to whether a supported decisio...
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2020-02-25
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB1042EngrossWills; 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 pre...
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2020-02-24
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB304EngrossGuardianship and conservatorship petitions; identifying characteristics of the respondent. Adds certain identifying characteristics of the respondent to the content requirements of a petition for the appointment of a guardian, a conservator, or both ...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB331EngrossDefinition of incapacitated person; particular Definition of incapacitated person; particular diagnosis. Specifies that a particular diagnosis shall not alone be sufficient evidence that an individual is an incapacitated person within the meaning of ...
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2020-02-17
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (11-Y 4-N)
VASB697EngrossExecution of wills; witnesses. Requires the witnesses to a will to be disinterested, a term defined in the bill.
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB862IntroGuardianship; communication between close relatives and Guardianship; communication between close relatives and friends of incapacitated persons; restricted communication procedures; notification of close relatives and friends. Provides that a guardi...
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB308IntroAccounts filed by fiduciaries and reports filed by guardians; perjury; penalty. Provides that any account filed by a fiduciary with the commissioner of accounts and annual report filed by a guardian with the local department of social services shall ...
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2020-02-05
Incorporated by Judiciary
VAHB1321IntroGuardianship; supported decision making. Creates the Supported Decision-Making Act, which allows an adult with an intellectual or developmental disability to enter into an agreement with another person, called a "supporter," for the purposes of havin...
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2020-02-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB96IntroPower of attorney; witness or notary public. Requires that a power of attorney signed on or after July 1, 2020, be signed before at least one witness or a notary public.
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2020-01-31
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB384IntroPresumption of death; confessions or convictions of murder. Provides that any person who is a resident of the Commonwealth shall be presumed dead if such person has disappeared, his body has not been found, he is not known to be alive, and an individ...
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2020-01-31
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB841IntroGuardianship; appointment of counsel for respondent; Guardianship; appointment of counsel for respondent; presence of respondent at hearings and proceedings; proceedings initiated in bad faith. Provides that a court shall appoint counsel for a respon...
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2020-01-31
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VAHB1579IntroPresumption of death; missing person report. Provides that a person who is a resident of the Commonwealth shall be presumed dead if such person disappears for two successive years, his body has not been found, he is not known to be alive, and a missi...
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2020-01-31
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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