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Land Trust Bill Passes Both Houses

04/29/2013 2:24 PM | Anonymous

4-26-13  The Land Trust Bill has passed both houses of the legislature and is now ready to go to the Governor for signature.

4-24-13  The House Bill, HB 229 has been placed on the Special Order calendar for second reading on 4/24/13.  The Senate Version is scheduled for vote on 4/25/13.

4-17-13  SB 1172 was approved by the Rules Committee 13-0. 

4-2-13  The Land Trust Bill, SB 1172 was approved by the Banking and Insurance Committee 10-0.  The senate bill has one remaining stop at the Rules Committee.

3-20-13   HB 229 passed 16-0 out of the Judiciary committee, its third committee of reference and moved on to the house Floor

3-12-13  By a Land Trust Bill advances in House 9-0 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB 1172 with a committee substitute. The bill has two remaining committee stops in the Senate.

3-6-13   By a 13-0 vote, the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee approved HB 229.  The bill has one remaining stop in the House.   The senate companion bill, SB 1172 has been agendaed for its first of three committee stops on 3-12-13

2-13-13 the House Civil Justice Committee approved HB 0229 with a committee substitute by a 10-0 vote.   This bill addresses the issues raised in the Brigham v. Brigham case which suggested that the inclusion of trust powers under s. 689.071 could take a traditional estate planning trust outside the protections of the trust code. 

 
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