Introduced by Rep. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on August 30, 2006
To revise a provision of the law establishing the criteria by which a person who is a potential heir is determined to have or have not predeceased a person with an estate, by removing a reference to a rule against "perpetuities" in the state probate law. "Perpetuities" is a legal doctrine intended to prevent assets from being tied-up in long-term or even perpetual family trusts. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on August 30, 2006
Reported in the House on September 20, 2006
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on September 20, 2006
To set a date for the repeal of the Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 20, 2006