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HF 279

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/09/2021 11:26am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 01/25/2021 compared with SF258 as Introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to the uniform probate code; removing a sunset for a harmless error
provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 524.2-503.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 524.2-503, is amended to read:


524.2-503 HARMLESS ERROR.

(a) If a document or writing added upon a document was not executed in compliance
with section 524.2-502, the document or writing is treated as if it had been executed in
compliance with section 524.2-502 if the proponent of the document or writing establishes
by clear and convincing evidence that the decedent intended the document or writing to
constitute:

(1) the decedent's will;

(2) a partial or complete revocation of the will;

(3) an addition to or an alteration of the will; or

(4) a partial or complete revival of the decedent's formerly revoked will or of a formerly
revoked portion of the will.

(b) This section applies to documents and writings executed on or after March 13, 2020deleted text begin,
but before February 15, 2021
deleted text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from March 13, 2020, and
applies to documents and writings executed on or after that date.
new text end