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CS/SB 358: Decedents’ Property

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Berman

Decedents’ Property; Specifying that precious metals are tangible personal property for the purposes of the Florida Probate Code; specifying that certain attorneys and persons are not entitled to compensation for serving as a personal representative unless the attorney or person is related to the testator or unless certain disclosures are made before a will is executed; specifying that certain attorneys and persons are not entitled to compensation for serving as a trustee unless the attorney or person is related to the settlor or unless certain disclosures are made before the trust instrument is executed, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect October 1, 2020
Last Action: 3/10/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 505 -SJ 583
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/23/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 28
10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/05/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
11/5/2019 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
11/7/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 12/10/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
12/10/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
• Now in Rules
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 27
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 123
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/26/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/27/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/6/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20 -SJ 653
3/10/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 582
• Substituted CS/HB 505 -SJ 583
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 505 -SJ 583