90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1585
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Short description: 
PROBATE-DESTROY OR ALTER WILL                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Probate Act of 1975  to  provide  that  a  person  who      
   wilfully  alters or destroys a will or willfully secretes a will after      
   the death of the testator shall be sentenced as in cases of  theft  of      
   property  classified  as  a  Class 3 felony (instead of as in cases of      
   theft of property exceeding $150 in value) by the law in effect at the      
   date of the offense.  Effective immediately.                                
          FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Courts Administrative Office)                      
          No fiscal impact on the Judicial Branch.                             
          JUDICIAL NOTE                                                        
          There may be a minimal increase in judicial workloads; no            
          increase in the need for the number of judges.                       
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          HB1585 fails to create a State mandate.                              
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          No change from previous note.                                        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0159

   Last action date: 97-07-23

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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