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h_jud_2016a_2016-04-05t10:15:35z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/05/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for SB16-133



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer Senate Bill 16-133 to the Committee of the W PASS







10:16 AM -- SB16-133



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative Willett, co-prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-133, concerning the transfer of property rights upon the death of a person, and in connection therewith, clarifying determination-of-heirship proceedings in probate. Representative Willett explained the effect of the bill and discussed its need. The following person testified regarding SB 16-133:



10:19 AM --
Ms. Leia Ursery, representing the Colorado Bar Association Trust and Estates Section, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ursery discussed the reasons why the legislation was brought forward, and provided input on the effect of the bill. Ms. Ursery responded to questions regarding how transfer of joint ownership of property takes place when a co-owner dies. Ms. Ursery returned to explaining the effect of the bill.





10:29 AM



Ms. Ursery responded to questions regarding a constituent who is having trouble with an estate settlement.





10:32 AM



No amendments were offered to SB 16-133. Representative Willett provided closing remarks in support of the bill.

BILL: SB16-133
TIME: 10:33:05 AM
MOVED: Willett
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-133 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Salazar
VOTE
Carver
Yes
Court
Yes
Dore
Yes
Foote
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Melton
Yes
Salazar
Yes
Willett
Yes
Lee
Yes
Kagan
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







10:34 AM



The committee adjourned.




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