Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3477Ratification Number: 214Act Number: 143Primary Sponsor: BarberType of Legislation: GBSubject: Probate Court, filing of documentsDate Bill Passed both Bodies: Jun 05, 1991Computer Document Number: 436/11094.DWGovernor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: Jun 12, 1991Introduced Date: Feb 12, 1991Last History Body: ------Last History Date: Jun 12, 1991Last History Type: Act No. 143Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Barber Wilkins J. Williams G. Bailey Rama Cole L. Elliott Chamblee Kempe A. Young Klapman Smith Beatty Haskins Cato Vaughn Sturkie Holt J.W. Johnson J. Brown Scott Huff Lanford Koon Wilkes Wright Burch Corning Gregory J.C. Johnson WaitesType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3477 ------ Jun 12, 1991 Act No. 143 3477 ------ Jun 12, 1991 Signed by Governor 3477 ------ Jun 06, 1991 Ratified R 214 3477 Senate Jun 05, 1991 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 3477 Senate May 23, 1991 Read second time 3477 Senate May 22, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 11 3477 Senate Apr 29, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to Committee 3477 House Apr 26, 1991 Read third time, sent to Senate 3477 House Apr 25, 1991 Unanimous consent for third reading on next Legislative day 3477 House Apr 25, 1991 Read second time 3477 House Apr 17, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 25 3477 House Feb 12, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A143, R214, H3477)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 62-3-1001, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FILING IN PROBATE COURT OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, SO AS TO EXTEND FROM THIRTY TO NINETY DAYS THE PERIOD THE DOCUMENTS MUST BE FILED AFTER THE REPRESENTATIVE RECEIVES A STATE OR FEDERAL ESTATE TAX CLOSING LETTER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 62-3-1001(a) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 521 of 1990, is further amended to read:
"(a) Within one year after the date of the first publication of notice to creditors (or if a state or federal estate tax return was filed, within ninety days after the receipt of a state or federal estate tax closing letter, whichever is later), a personal representative must file with the court:
(1) a full account in writing of his administration;
(2) a proposal for distribution;
(3) a petition for settlement of the estate, which may request the court to determine testacy if not previously determined, to consider the final account or approve an accounting and distribution, to construe any will or determine heirs, and adjudicate the final settlement and distribution of the estate; and
(4) proof that a notice of right to demand hearing and copies of the account, the proposal for distribution, and the petition for settlement of the estate have been sent to all interested persons including all creditors or other claimants of whom the personal representative is aware whose claims are neither paid nor barred."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 12th day of June, 1991.