• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Authorized person" or "person authorized to act in connection with international wills" means a person who by section 18-709, or by the laws of the United States, including members of the diplomatic and consular service of the United States designated by Foreign Service Regulations, is empowered to supervise the execution of international wills.

(2) "International will" means a will executed in conformity with sections 18-702 through 18-705.

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-292, § 102(b), 48 DCR 2087.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 13-292, the "Omnibus Trusts and Estates Amendment Act of 2000", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-298, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 5, 2000, and December 19, 2000, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 26, 2001, it was assigned Act No. 13-599 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-292 became effective on April 27, 2001.