80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 593, Chapter 801 Page: 1 of 9
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S.B. No. 593
1 AN ACT
2 relating to proof of, and providing notice to certain beneficiaries
3 under, a decedent's will.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Section 128A, Texas Probate Code, is amended to
6 read as follows:
7 Sec. 128A. NOTICE TO CERTAIN BENEFICIARIES ENTITIES ] AFTER
8 PROBATE OF WILL. (a) In this section, "beneficiary" means a
9 person, entity, state, governmental agency of the state, charitable
10 organization, or trust entitled to receive real or personal
11 property under the terms of a decedent's will, to be determined for
12 purposes of this section with the assumption that each person who is
13 alive on the date of the decedent's death survives any period
14 required to receive the bequest as specified by the terms of the
16 (b) Except as provided by Subsection (d) of this section,
17 not later than the 60th day after the date of an order admitting a
18 decedent's will to probate, the personal representative of the
19 decedent's estate, including an independent executor or
20 independent administrator, shall give notice that complies with
21 Subsection (e) of this section to each beneficiary named in the will
22 whose identity and address are known to the personal representative
23 or, through reasonable diligence, can be ascertained. If, after
24 the 60th day after the date of the order, the personal
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 593, Chapter 801, legislative document, June 15, 2007; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth156225/m1/1/: accessed February 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.