Bill Status of HB4702 100th General Assembly
Short Description: UNIFORM POWERS OF APPOINTMENT
Rep. Michael Halpin
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act. Defines terms. Adds provisions concerning: governing law, common law and principles of equity; creation of power of appointment; nontransferability; presumption of unlimited authority; rules of classification; power to revoke or amend; requisites for exercise of power of appointment; intent to exercise; donor-imposed formal requirements; permissible appointment; the selective allocation doctrine; the capture doctrine; disposition of unappointed property; appointment to taker in default; the powerholder's authority to revoke or amend exercise; disposition of trust property subject to power; disclaimer; release; power to contract; creditor claims; and other matters. Makes corresponding changes in the Probate Act of 1975. Repeals the Power of Appointment Exercise Act and the Termination of Powers Act.