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WILLS AND DECEDENTS’ ESTATES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Estate tax; dedication of revenues collected. Amending  32.1-127, 58.1-901, 58.1-902, 58.1-905, and 58.1-912. (Patron-Watts, HB 223 (F))
Estate tax; if there is no federal estate tax credit for taxes paid then tax rate is one-half of amount of federal credit as it existed on January 1, 1978. Amending  58.1-902. (Patron-Englin, HB 275 (F))
Estate tax; reinstates federal credit amount so that State will receive payments from those estates of persons dying on or after July 1, 2010. Amending  58.1-901, 58.1-902, 58.1-905, and 58.1-912; adding  58.1-901.1. (Patron-Petersen, SB 714 (F))
Insurance policy limits; allows personal representative of estate of decedent to request disclosure thereof prior to filing civil action for wrongful death. Amending  8.01-417. (Patron-Joannou, HB 1106 (Chapter 435); Herring, SB 427 (Chapter 354))
Probate; list of heirs must be filed with clerk of court. Amending  64.1-134. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1345 (Chapter 585))
Probate tax; establishes fee on recordation of list of heirs or additional information regarding a person who died intestate. Amending  58.1-1718 and 58.1-3805; adding  58.1-1717.1. (Patron-Ruff, SB 692 (Chapter 266))
Small Estate Act; revises by repealing related provisions in Code. Amending  6.1-125.10, 6.1-125.11, 6.1-225.50, 51.1-511, and 64.1-132.1 through 64.1-132.4; adding  64.1-132.5 and 64.1-132.6; repealing  6.1-71, 6.1-194.58, 6.1-225.49, 51.1-164, 64.1-123, 64.1-123.1, and 64.1-123.3 through 64.1-125. (Patron-Watts, HB 346 (Chapter 269))
Wills and trusts; formula clauses referring to federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws. Adding  64.1-62.4. (Patron-Janis, HB 755 (Chapter 238))
2010 Session Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/16/10