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Amendment CaShTmL-861492.HTM
                                                  SENATE AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for CS for SB 2994
    Amendment No. ___   Barcode 861492
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11  Senators Aronberg and Klein moved the following amendment:
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13         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
14         On page 80, between lines 10 and 11,
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16  insert:  
17         Section 82.  Section 732.103, Florida Statutes, is
18  amended to read:
19         732.103  Share of other heirs.--The part of the
20  intestate estate not passing to the surviving spouse under s.
21  732.102, or the entire intestate estate if there is no
22  surviving spouse, descends as follows:
23         (1)  To the lineal descendants of the decedent.
24         (2)  If there is no lineal descendant, to the
25  decedent's father and mother equally, or to the survivor of
26  them.
27         (3)  If there is none of the foregoing, to the
28  decedent's brothers and sisters and the descendants of
29  deceased brothers and sisters.
30         (4)  If there is none of the foregoing, the estate
31  shall be divided, one-half of which shall go to the decedent's
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SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 2994 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 861492 1 paternal, and the other half to the decedent's maternal, 2 kindred in the following order: 3 (a) To the grandfather and grandmother equally, or to 4 the survivor of them. 5 (b) If there is no grandfather or grandmother, to 6 uncles and aunts and descendants of deceased uncles and aunts 7 of the decedent. 8 (c) If there is either no paternal kindred or no 9 maternal kindred, the estate shall go to the other kindred who 10 survive, in the order stated above. 11 (5) If there is no kindred of either part, the whole 12 of the property shall go to the kindred of the last deceased 13 spouse of the decedent as if the deceased spouse had survived 14 the decedent and then died intestate entitled to the estate. 15 (6) If there are none of the foregoing and part of the 16 normal family lineage of the intestate decedent cannot be 17 documented because it includes a Holocaust victim, the probate 18 court may extend the right of succession to other persons who 19 the best available evidence shows are surviving heirs. A 20 petition by a person claiming to be such an heir may not be 21 dismissed for failure to comply with an applicable statute of 22 limitations or laches. In addition, the court may allow such a 23 claimant to meet a reasonable, not unduly restrictive, 24 standard to substantiate a claim, including a claim that a 25 person's whereabouts are unknown as evidence of a decedent if 26 such claim is from a source that a reasonable person would 27 accept as reliable in the conduct of his or her affairs. For 28 purposes of this subsection, the term "Holocaust victim" means 29 a person who disappeared or lost his or her life or property 30 as a result of discriminatory laws, policies, or actions 31 targeted against discreet groups or persons between 1900 and 2 5:16 PM 04/23/04 s2994c2c-27k8h
SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 2994 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 861492 1 1945, inclusive, in Nazi Germany, areas occupied by Nazi 2 Germany, or countries allied or cooperating with Nazi Germany. 3 4 (Redesignate subsequent sections.) 5 6 7 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 8 And the title is amended as follows: 9 On page 4, line 30, after the semicolon, 10 11 insert: 12 amending s. 723.103, F.S.; authorizing the 13 court, under specified conditions, to extend 14 the right of succession to surviving heirs when 15 the decent's lineage cannot be fully documented 16 because it includes a Holocaust victim; 17 limiting the application of statutes of 18 limitation under certain circumstances; 19 defining the term "Holocaust victim"; 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 3 5:16 PM 04/23/04 s2994c2c-27k8h
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