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SB21-195

Notarization Of Certain Probate Documents

Concerning permitting notarization of certain probate documents.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Probate, Trusts, & Fiduciaries
Bill Summary

Under existing law, a declaration made pursuant to the "Colorado Medical Treatment Decision Act" must be signed in the presence of 2 witnesses. The bill permits the declaration to be witnessed or acknowledged before a notary public or other individual authorized by law to take acknowledgments.

A donor may make an anatomical gift by a donor card or other record signed by the donor. If the donor is physically unable to sign a record, the record may be signed by another individual at the direction of the donor and be witnessed by at least 2 adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness. The bill permits the record of a person unable to sign to be witnessed or acknowledged before a notary public or other individual authorized by law to take acknowledgments.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/07/2021 Signed Act PDF
    04/29/2021 Final Act PDF
    04/26/2021 Rerevised PDF
    04/23/2021 Revised PDF
    04/12/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    04/09/2021 Engrossed PDF
    03/22/2021 Introduced PDF