assembly Bill A6723

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to distribution of a decedent's estate

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Mar 29, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A6723 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4-1.7, EPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A2833
2019-2020: A5450

A6723 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a distributive share from passing to a person convicted of committing or attempting to commit a sex offense.

A6723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6723
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, HAWLEY, TAGUE, MANKTELOW,
   BYRNES, GALLAHAN, SALKA, LEMONDES, J. M. GIGLIO -- Multi-Sponsored  by
   --  M.  of A. BROWN, DeSTEFANO, DiPIETRO, LAWLER, PALMESANO, THIELE --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation  to  the
   distribution of a decedent's estate
 
   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 4-1.7 to read as follows:
 §  4-1.7  DISQUALIFICATION OF CERTAIN PERSONS FROM TAKING A DISTRIBUTIVE
           SHARE
   (A) NO DISTRIBUTIVE SHARE IN THE ESTATE OF A DECEDENT SHALL BE ALLOWED
 TO A PERSON CONVICTED OF  COMMITTING  OR  ATTEMPTING  TO  COMMIT  A  SEX
 OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW WHERE THE
 VICTIM WAS THE DECEDENT.
   (B) IN THE EVENT THAT A PERSON IS DISQUALIFIED FROM TAKING A DISTRIBU-
 TIVE  SHARE  IN THE ESTATE OF A DECEDENT, UNDER THIS SECTION, THE ESTATE
 OF SUCH DECEDENT SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH 4-1.1 AS THOUGH
 SUCH PERSON HAD PREDECEASED THE DECEDENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02934-01-1