S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
April 30, 2014
Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
istration) -- 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
renunciation of property interests
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subparagraph 5 of paragraph (d) of section 2-1.11 of the
estates, powers and trusts law, as amended by chapter 27 of the laws of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
(5) The personal representative of a decedent, [when so authorized by]
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE MAY SEEK AUTHORI-
ZATION FROM the court having jurisdiction of the estate of the decedent.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to the
estates of decedents dying on or after its effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.