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Regular Session 2009-2010
Senate Bill 53

Short Title:
An Act amending Titles 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) and 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in intestate succession, further providing for forfeiture; in wills, further providing for modification of wills; providing for formula clauses for Federal tax purposes; in grant of letters, further providing for advertisement of grant of letters; in administration and personal representatives, further providing for duty of personal representative; in apportionment of death taxes, further providing for enforcement of contribution or exoneration of Federal estate tax; in powers of attorney, further providing for implementation of power of attorney; in estates, further providing for applicability of rule against perpetuities and for modification of conveyance by divorce and for effect of divorce on designation of beneficiaries; in trusts, further providing for notice of representation, for creditor's claim against settlor, for actions contesting validity of revocable trusts, for claims and distribution after settlor's death, for removal of trustee, for trustee's duty to inform and report, for illustrative powers of trustee and for limitation of action against trustee; in principal and income, further providing for power to convert to unitrust and for retirement benefits, individual retirement accounts, deferred compensation, annuities and similar payments; and making conforming amendments.
Prime Sponsor:
Last Action:
Act No. 85
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