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CT Senate Bill 884

Notary Law Update: CT Senate Bill 884

State: Connecticut

Summary:

Senate Bill 884 adopts the Connecticut Uniform Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents Act. 

Signed:  June 15, 2017

Effective:  October 01, 2017

Chapter: Public Act 17-91

Affects:

Adds as yet uncodified sections and repeals and replaces Sections 1-351 and 1-352 of the Connecticut General Statutes.

Changes:
  1. Adopts the Connecticut Uniform Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents Act.
  2. Revises the Connecticut Uniform Power of Attorney Act by providing that forms that are substantially in the form of the statutory short form or long form may be used, and adding provisions concerning intellectual property interests and access to digital devices, digital assets, user accounts and electronically stored information.
Analysis:

Senate Bill 884 enacts the Connecticut Uniform Power of Attorney Act and provides that forms that are substantially in the form of the statutory short form or long form may be used, and adds provisions concerning intellectual property interests and access to digital devices, digital assets, user accounts and electronically stored information.

Most of the bill takes effect October 1, 2017, but the changes to Sections 1-351 and 1-352 take effect July 1, 2017.

Read the bill text.

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