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2006 House Bill 6695: Authorize beneficiary deeds
  1. Introduced by Rep. Barb Vander Veen (R) on November 30, 2006, to establish specific provisions and procedures in law for “beneficiary deeds” to real property, which are deeds that convey an interest on the death of the grantor. Beneficiary deeds would not be revoked by the provisions of a will.
    • Referred to the House Senior Health, Security and Retirement Committee on November 30, 2006.
      • Reported in the House on December 5, 2006, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 5, 2006, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 5, 2006.
  2. Passed 86 to 18 in the House on December 6, 2006.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 7, 2006.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 7, 2006.