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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S808
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S808 - Details
S808 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S808 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the surrogate's court procedure act, in relation to establishing a registry of wills and codicils PURPOSE: To establishing a registry of wills and codicils. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill adds a new section 2509 to the Surrogate's Court procedure act to require each county Surrogate to establish and maintain a registry of wills and codicils executed in such county. Such registry shall be available for public inspection and shall include the following information: (a) the name of the testator or testatrix; (b) the date on which such will or codicil was executed; (c) if a codicil, the date of execution of the will such codicil amends; and (d) the physical address at which such will or codicil is located. Under the Bill, upon the execution of any will or codicil, the attorney for the maker of the will or codicil shall, within ten (10)
S808 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 808 A. 526 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the surrogate's court procedure act, in relation to establishing a registry of wills and codicils THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The surrogate's court procedure act is amended by adding a new section 2509 to read as follows: S 2509. REGISTRY OF WILLS AND CODICILS 1. EACH COUNTY SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A REGISTRY OF WILLS AND CODICILS EXECUTED IN THE COUNTY FOR WHICH SUCH COURT HAS JURISDICTION. SUCH REGISTRY SHALL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AND SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (A) THE NAME OF THE TESTATOR OR TESTATRIX; (B) THE DATE ON WHICH SUCH WILL OR CODICIL WAS EXECUTED; (C) IF A CODICIL, THE DATE OF EXECUTION OF THE WILL SUCH CODICIL AMENDS; AND (D) THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS AT WHICH SUCH WILL OR CODICIL IS LOCATED. 2. UPON THE EXECUTION OF ANY WILL OR CODICIL, THE ATTORNEY FOR THE TESTATOR OR TESTATRIX SHALL, WITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER ITS EXECUTION, DELIV- ER TO THE COURT THE INFORMATION SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION FOR INCLUSION IN THE REGISTRY OF WILLS AND CODICILS. SUCH INFOR- MATION MAY BE DELIVERED BY MAIL OR ELECTRONIC MEANS AND SHALL BE DELIV- ERED IN THE FOLLOWING FORM, OR SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR FORM: "REGISTRY OF WILLS AND CODICILS COUNTY OF (INSERT COUNTY OF TESTATOR/TESTATRIX RESIDENCE) EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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