Raised S.B. No. 261
Session Year 2014
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE INHERITANCE RIGHTS OF A BENEFICIARY OR SURVIVOR WHO IS FOUND NOT GUILTY OF MURDER OR MANSLAUGHTER OF THE DECEASED BY REASON OF MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.

To: (1) Prohibit a person found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect of causing the death of the deceased from benefiting from the estate of the deceased or from the deceased's life insurance policy or annuity, and (2) add the crimes of manslaughter in the second degree and manslaughter in the second degree with a firearm to the list of crimes for which the conviction of a beneficiary for such crime committed against the deceased disqualifies the beneficiary from benefiting from the estate of the deceased or from the deceased's life insurance policy or annuity.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/4/2014House Calendar Number 516
 5/4/2014Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/2/2014On Consent Calendar
 5/2/2014Senate Passed
 4/16/2014(LCO)File Number 564
 4/16/2014Senate Calendar Number 392
 4/16/2014Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/16/2014(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/10/2014(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/15/14 5:00 PM
 4/2/2014(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/2/2014(JUD)Joint Favorable
 2/27/2014Public Hearing 03/03
 2/25/2014Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of SB-261

Sen. Paul R. Doyle, 9th Dist.
Sen. Kevin D. Witkos, 8th Dist.

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