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HB 0682 - Maryland Trust Act
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Tracking Level: No Position
Sponsor: Delegate Simmons
Last Action: 4/5/2012 - H Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
House Committee: House Committee on Judiciary
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 682
2012 Regular Session


File Code: Estates and Trusts Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 722
Sponsored By:
Delegate Simmons
Maryland Trust Act


Repealing and revising provisions of law relating to trusts; providing that the Act may be cited as the Maryland Trust Act; providing for the scope of the Act; establishing whether a person has knowledge of a fact under the Act; establishing that a term of a trust prevails over specified other provisions of law, with specified exceptions; establishing that the common law of trusts and principles of equity supplement the Act, with a specified exception; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Attachments and Garnishments
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Estates and Trusts
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Real Property
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Salaries -see also- Overtime; Reimbursement Rates

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Estates and Trusts
( 11-102 , 14-101 through 14-113 , 14.5-101 through 14.5-1003 )
Financial Institutions
( 3-506 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered