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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 506

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 12 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ELECTIVE SHARE OF A SURVIVING SPOUSE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §901, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking "$20,000 or one third of the elective estate, whichever is less." and substituting in lieu thereof "one third of the elective estate,".

Section 2. This Act shall become effective for estates of decedents dying on or after January 1, 1987.

Approved July 3, 1986.