HB 1919 Uniform International Wills Act.
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Summary:
Uniform International Wills Act. Adopts the Uniform Act, implementing, at the state level, the Washington Convention of 1973 governing the form, validity and registration of international wills. The Uniform Act has been adopted in at least nine states and is recommended by the Virginia Uniform Laws Commissioners and the Virginia Bar Association.

Currently wills are not subject to probate worldwide. There is federal legislation pending which will require Virginia to accept foreign wills. This legislation provides standards and will facilitate implementation of the federal law.

Full text:
01/20/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD8581152  pdf
02/27/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1919ER)  pdf
03/23/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)  pdf

Status:
01/20/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD8581152
01/20/95  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/95  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
01/27/95  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/95  House: Read first time
01/31/95  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/01/95  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/01/95  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/01/95  House: Communicated to Senate
02/02/95  Senate: Read first time
02/02/95  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 (15-Y 0-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: Read third time
02/21/95  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1919ER)
03/06/95  House: Enrolled
03/06/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/07/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/20/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 443 (effective 7/1/95)
03/23/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)