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AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Probate Act of 1975 is amended by changing
Section 6-13 as follows:
(755 ILCS 5/6-13)
(from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 6-13)
Who may act as executor.
(a) A person who has attained
the age of 18 years
resident of the United States, is not of
unsound mind, is not
an adjudged person with a disability as defined in this Act
not currently incarcerated in State or federal prison,
except as provided in subsection (c),
has not been convicted
of a felony
is qualified to act as executor.
(b) If a person named as executor in a will is not
qualified to act
at the time of admission of the will to
probate but thereafter becomes
qualified and files a petition
for the issuance of letters, takes oath
and gives bond as
executor, the court may issue letters testamentary to
co-executor with the executor who has qualified or if no
has qualified the court may issue letters
testamentary to him and revoke
the letters of administration
with the will annexed.
(c) A person who has been convicted of a felony is