senate Bill S4155

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the granting of letters of administration and letters of administration with will annexed

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Current Bill Status Via A795 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2019 signed chap.319
Oct 01, 2019 delivered to governor
May 06, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.432
substituted for s4155
May 06, 2019 substituted by a795
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.432
Mar 01, 2019 referred to judiciary

S4155 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A795
Law Section:
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1001 & 1418, SCPA
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11048

S4155 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the granting of letters of administration and letters of administration with will annexed.

S4155 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4155 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4155

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the surrogate's court procedure act, in relation to  the
  granting  of  letters  of administration and letters of administration
  with will annexed

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  6  and 7 of section 1001 of the surrogate's
court procedure act, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 514 of the laws
of 1993 and subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 115 of the laws of 1981,
are amended to read as follows:
  6. Letters of administration may be granted to an eligible distributee
or to an eligible person who is not a distributee upon the  acknowledged
and  filed  consents  of  all  eligible distributees, or if there are no
eligible distributees, then on the consents of all distributees,  except
that  the guardian of the property of an infant distributee, the commit-
tee of the property of an incompetent distributee or the conservator  of
property  of a conservatee appointed within the State of New York may so
consent on behalf of his ward.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  A
DISTRIBUTEE  IS ELIGIBLE IF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION COULD BE ISSUED TO
HIM OR HER ALONE OR ACTING TOGETHER WITH THE PERSON OR PERSONS SO  NOMI-
NATED.
  7.  Letters  of  administration  may  be granted to a trust company or
other corporation authorized to act as fiduciary upon  the  acknowledged
and  filed consents of all ELIGIBLE distributees [inclusive of those who
may be non-domiciliary aliens, provided that all such persons are other-
wise eligible], OR IF  THERE  ARE  NO  ELIGIBLE  DISTRIBUTEES,  THEN  ON
CONSENTS  OF  ALL DISTRIBUTEES, except that the guardian of the property
of an infant distributee, the committee of the property of  an  incompe-
tent  distributee  or  the  conservator  of  property  of  a conservatee
appointed within the state of New York may so consent on behalf  of  his

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

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