HB 1171 Wills.
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Summary:
Wills. Eliminates requirement of strict adherence to the formalities required for execution of a will or revocation of a will upon clear and convincing evidence that the decedent intended the writing to be a will or revocation. This remedy is available only in actions brought within two years of the decedent's death. The bill is based upon a similar provision of the Uniform Probate Code ( 2-503).

Full text:
01/25/94  House: Presented & ordered printed LD3956356  pdf
12/19/94  House: Introduced bill reprinted LD3956356  pdf
01/12/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD3956356-E  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/25/94  House: Presented & ordered printed LD3956356
01/25/94  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/94  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
02/13/94  House: Continued to 1995 in Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
12/08/94  House: Reported from C. J. with amendments (12-Y 6-N)
12/19/94  House: Introduced bill reprinted LD3956356
01/11/95  House: Read first time
01/12/95  House: Read second time
01/12/95  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/12/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/12/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD3956356-E
01/13/95  House: Read third time and passed House (79-Y 16-N)
01/13/95  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (79-Y 16-N)
01/13/95  House: Communicated to Senate
01/13/95  Senate: Read first time
01/13/95  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/95  Senate: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: Wills/Trusts/Estates
02/19/95  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N)
02/20/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/95  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/22/95  Senate: Read third time
02/22/95  Senate: Motion for previous question agreed to (34-Y 5-N)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: PREVIOUS QUESTION (34-Y 5-N)
02/22/95  Senate: Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
02/22/95  Senate: Recommitted to Courts of Justice
02/24/95  Senate: Left in Courts of Justice