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SB 785 - Inheritance Tax Exemption for Domestic Partners - Key Vote

Maryland Key Votes

Martin O'Malley signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Inheritance Tax Exemption for Domestic Partners

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (27-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Inheritance Tax Exemption for Domestic Partners

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that provides an exemption from the inheritance tax for certain property that passes from a decedent to or for the use of a domestic partner.

Highlights:
-Provides an exemption from the inheritance tax for domestic partners for a primary residence that, at the time of death, was shared by both the decedent and the domestic partner and passes from the decedent to or for the use of the domestic partner (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THE LEGISLATURE PROVIDES ITS MEMBERS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO BOTH VOTE ON WHETHER TO CONCUR WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS AND, IF THE CONCURRENCE VOTE SUCCEEDS, VOTE TO REPASS THE BILL AFTER THE AMENDMENTS ARE INCORPORATED. THIS IS A VOTE ON REPASSAGE OF THE BILL AFTER THE MEMBERS CONCURRED WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (94-38) - (Key vote)

Title: Inheritance Tax Exemption for Domestic Partners

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides an exemption from the inheritance tax for certain property that passes from a decedent to or for the use of a domestic partner.

Highlights:
-Provides an exemption from the inheritance tax for domestic partners for a primary residence that, at the time of death, was shared by both the decedent and the domestic partner and passes from the decedent to the domestic partner (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-19) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Inheritance Tax Exemption for Domestic Partners

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