Bill Enacts Revised 'Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act'

Legislation introduced last year that would provide guidance and authority for executors, guardians, conservators, powers of attorney, trustees and others to access a deceased individuals’ digital assets has been sent to Gov. Bill Haslam. Digital property and electronic communications are included among assets. SB0326 by Sen. Norris, R-Collierville, and HB0774 by Rep. Martin Daniel, R-Knoxville, passed its final hurdle but will not take effect until July 1. The bill’s final version (Senate Amendment 1 and Senate Amendment 2) includes revisions from the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and has been dubbed the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (RUFADAA). 

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