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SB 66, 65th Regular Session
Relating to the power of a court to grant independent administration of a decedent's estate; broadening the definition of "independent executor" and "personal representative" or "representative"; providing for the circumstances under which an independent administration of a decedent's estate may be had; making conforming amendments as to enforcement of claims by suit; giving bonds, accounting by an independent administrator, and partition and distribution of an estate and providing for court-appointed successor independent executor under certain circumstances; absolving a judge from civil liability under certain circumstances; designating the wills of codicils to which certain sections apply and the extent of applicability of this Act and making other relevant provisions.

Last action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .

Author: Lloyd Doggett
Sponsor: Ben Z. Grant

Remarks: Vote by which Senate concurred in House amendments reconsiered, 5/27/77. Motion to not concur in House amendments, 5/27, SJ pg 1940.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1977, 65th R.S.,ch. 390, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Probate--Wills & Admin of Estates

House Committee: Judicial Affairs ()
Minutes: May 9 1977
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()

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