MD SB192 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-3)
Status: Vetoed on May 24 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-24 - Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Repealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent; providing that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for during the surviving spouse's lifetime; providing that a surviving spouse may take a certain elective share amount of a certain estate subject to election; establishing the priority to be used in determining the sources from which a certain elective share amount is payable; etc.

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Estates and Trusts - Elective Share of Surviving Spouse


Roll Calls

2019-04-02 - House - House Floor - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate Rosenberg) Adopted (135-1) (Y: 135 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-04-02 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (137-0) (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-24SenateVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2019-04-08HouseMotion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Rosenberg) Adopted (135-1)
2019-04-08HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-08HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-08HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2019-04-08HouseRereferred to Health and Government Operations
2019-04-08HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-04-05SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-05SenateFavorable with Amendments {558979/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-05SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-01-25SenateHearing 2/06 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-01-23SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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