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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5122

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 285

   

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MORIN, 28th Dist.

 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF TRUSTS FOR THE CARE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 802c of the general statutes be amended to authorize the creation of a trust to provide for the care of domestic animals after a settlor's death.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow a pet owner to provide for a pet after the pet owner's death by authorizing the creation of testamentary trusts for the care of domestic animals.