S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 17, 2013
Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
AN ACT to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation to
authorizing the fiduciary of a decedent to take control of certain web
site accounts of the decedent
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph (b) of section 11-1.1 of the estates, powers and
trusts law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 23 to read as
(23) UNLESS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED BY THE WILL OR COURT ORDER, TO TAKE
CONTROL OF, CONDUCT, CONTINUE OR TERMINATE ANY ACCOUNT OF THE DECEDENT
ON ANY SOCIAL NETWORKING WEB SITE, MICROBLOGGING OR SHORT MESSAGE
SERVICE WEB SITE OR EMAIL SERVICE WEB SITE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.