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Introduced Version House Bill 2599 History

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H. B. 2599


(By Delegates Beane and Staton)
[Introduced
February 23, 2005 ; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]




A BILL to amend and reenact §44-5-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to who may be accepted as surety on a fiduciary bond.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §44-5-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO FIDUCIARIES.

§44-5-4. Who not to be accepted as surety on fiduciary's bond.

A judge of the circuit court, member of the county commission, clerk or deputy clerk of the circuit court or county sheriff or deputy sheriff, fiduciary commissioner or an attorney-at-law representing a participant in the estate or trust, shall not be taken as surety in any bond required to be given by any fiduciary. When, for any reason, the provisions of this section are violated in the taking of any bond, the bond so given shall not be void, but upon the discovery of such fact a new bond shall be required of the fiduciary.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide that an attorney-at-law representing a participant in an estate or trust may not be accepted as a surety on a fiduciary bond.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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