HB116 (2013) Detail

Relative to the powers of an executor or administrator to take control of a decedent's social networking websites.


HB 116 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0081

01/04

HOUSE BILL 116

AN ACT relative to the powers of an executor or administrator to take control of a decedent’s social networking websites.

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Sullivan, Hills 10

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill authorizes an executor or administrator to take control of social media accounts.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0081

01/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT relative to the powers of an executor or administrator to take control of a decedent’s social networking websites.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Executor or Administrator; Social Media Accounts. Amend RSA 553 by inserting after section 12-a the following new section:

553:12-b Executor or Administrator; Social Media Accounts. The executor or administrator of an estate shall have the power, where otherwise authorized, to take control of, conduct, continue, or terminate any accounts of a deceased person on any social networking website, any microblogging or short message service website, or any e-mail service website.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2014.

Links

HB116 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB116 Revision: 23636 Date: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

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