senate Bill S4779B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to inheritance by children conceived after the death of a genetic parent

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 signed chap.439
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.192
substituted for s4779b
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a7461a
Mar 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2014 1st report cal.192
Jan 31, 2014 print number 4779b
amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
May 16, 2013 print number 4779a
amend and recommit to judiciary
Apr 23, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S4779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7461A
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4-1.3, amd §11-1.5, EPT L

S4779 - Summary

Relates to inheritance by children conceived after the death of a genetic parent.

S4779 - Sponsor Memo

S4779 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4779

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

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
  rights of a child conceived after the death of  a  genetic  parent  of
  such child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The estates, powers and trusts law is amended by  adding  a
new section 4-1.3 to read as follows:
S 4-1.3 INHERITANCE  BY  CHILDREN CONCEIVED AFTER THE DEATH OF A GENETIC
          PARENT
  (A) WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT  OR  SUBJECT  MATTER
MANIFESTLY REQUIRES A DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION:
  (1)  "GENETIC  PARENT"  SHALL MEAN A MAN WHO PROVIDES SPERM OR A WOMAN
WHO PROVIDES OVA USED TO CONCEIVE A CHILD AFTER THE DEATH OF THE MAN  OR
WOMAN.
  (2)  "GENETIC  MATERIAL" SHALL MEAN SPERM OR OVA PROVIDED BY A GENETIC
PARENT.
  (3) "GENETIC CHILD" SHALL MEAN A CHILD OF THE SPERM OR OVA PROVIDED BY
A GENETIC PARENT, BUT ONLY IF AND WHEN SUCH CHILD IS BORN.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, A GENETIC CHILD IS THE CHILD OF  HIS
OR  HER  GENETIC PARENT OR PARENTS AND, NOTWITHSTANDING PARAGRAPH (C) OF
SECTION 4-1.1 OF THIS PART, IS A  DISTRIBUTEE  OF  HIS  OR  HER  GENETIC
PARENT OR PARENTS AND, NOTWITHSTANDING SUBPARAGRAPH (2) OF PARAGRAPH (A)
OF  SECTION  2-1.3  OF  THIS  CHAPTER, IS INCLUDED IN ANY DISPOSITION OF
PROPERTY TO PERSONS DESCRIBED IN  ANY  INSTRUMENT  OF  WHICH  A  GENETIC
PARENT  OF  THE  GENETIC  CHILD  WAS THE CREATOR AS THE ISSUE, CHILDREN,
DESCENDANTS, HEIRS, HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DISTRIBUTEES (OR  BY  ANY
TERM OF LIKE IMPORT) OF THE CREATOR IF IT IS ESTABLISHED THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10087-01-3

S4779A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7461A
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4-1.3, amd §11-1.5, EPT L

S4779A - Summary

Relates to inheritance by children conceived after the death of a genetic parent.

S4779A - Sponsor Memo

S4779A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4779--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  estates,  powers and trusts law, in relation to
  rights of a child conceived after the death of  a  genetic  parent  of
  such child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The estates, powers and trusts law is amended by  adding  a
new section 4-1.3 to read as follows:
S 4-1.3 INHERITANCE  BY  CHILDREN CONCEIVED AFTER THE DEATH OF A GENETIC
          PARENT
  (A) WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT  OR  SUBJECT  MATTER
MANIFESTLY REQUIRES A DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION:
  (1)  "GENETIC  PARENT"  SHALL MEAN A MAN WHO PROVIDES SPERM OR A WOMAN
WHO PROVIDES OVA USED TO CONCEIVE A CHILD AFTER THE DEATH OF THE MAN  OR
WOMAN.
  (2)  "GENETIC  MATERIAL" SHALL MEAN SPERM OR OVA PROVIDED BY A GENETIC
PARENT.
  (3) "GENETIC CHILD" SHALL MEAN A CHILD OF THE SPERM OR OVA PROVIDED BY
A GENETIC PARENT, BUT ONLY IF AND WHEN SUCH CHILD IS BORN.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, A GENETIC CHILD IS THE CHILD OF  HIS
OR  HER  GENETIC PARENT OR PARENTS AND, NOTWITHSTANDING PARAGRAPH (C) OF
SECTION 4-1.1 OF THIS PART, IS A  DISTRIBUTEE  OF  HIS  OR  HER  GENETIC
PARENT OR PARENTS AND, NOTWITHSTANDING SUBPARAGRAPH (2) OF PARAGRAPH (A)
OF  SECTION  2-1.3  OF  THIS  CHAPTER, IS INCLUDED IN ANY DISPOSITION OF
PROPERTY TO PERSONS DESCRIBED IN  ANY  INSTRUMENT  OF  WHICH  A  GENETIC
PARENT  OF  THE  GENETIC  CHILD  WAS THE CREATOR AS THE ISSUE, CHILDREN,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10087-03-3

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7461A
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4-1.3, amd §11-1.5, EPT L

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to inheritance by children conceived after the death of a genetic parent.

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4779--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  estates,  powers and trusts law, in relation to
  rights of a child conceived after the death of  a  genetic  parent  of
  such child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The estates, powers and trusts law is amended by  adding  a
new section 4-1.3 to read as follows:
S 4-1.3 INHERITANCE  BY  CHILDREN CONCEIVED AFTER THE DEATH OF A GENETIC
          PARENT
  (A) WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT  OR  SUBJECT  MATTER
MANIFESTLY REQUIRES A DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION:
  (1)  "GENETIC  PARENT"  SHALL MEAN A MAN WHO PROVIDES SPERM OR A WOMAN
WHO PROVIDES OVA USED TO CONCEIVE A CHILD AFTER THE DEATH OF THE MAN  OR
WOMAN.
  (2)  "GENETIC  MATERIAL" SHALL MEAN SPERM OR OVA PROVIDED BY A GENETIC
PARENT.
  (3) "GENETIC CHILD" SHALL MEAN A CHILD OF THE SPERM OR OVA PROVIDED BY
A GENETIC PARENT, BUT ONLY IF AND WHEN SUCH CHILD IS BORN.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, A GENETIC CHILD IS THE CHILD OF  HIS
OR  HER  GENETIC PARENT OR PARENTS AND, NOTWITHSTANDING PARAGRAPH (C) OF
SECTION 4-1.1 OF THIS PART, IS A  DISTRIBUTEE  OF  HIS  OR  HER  GENETIC
PARENT OR PARENTS AND, NOTWITHSTANDING SUBPARAGRAPH (2) OF PARAGRAPH (A)
OF  SECTION  2-1.3  OF  THIS  CHAPTER, IS INCLUDED IN ANY DISPOSITION OF
PROPERTY TO PERSONS DESCRIBED IN  ANY  INSTRUMENT  OF  WHICH  A  GENETIC

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10087-04-4

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