HB13-1204

HB13-1204 - Uniform Premarital And Marital Agreements Act

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The "Uniform Premarital And Marital Agreements Act".

Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws.   The bill enacts the "Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act" (Act) drafted by the national conference of commissioners on uniform state laws. The bill describes the formation of premarital and marital agreements, when such agreements are effective, provisions that are unenforceable in premarital or marital agreements, and when an agreement is enforceable.

The bill makes changes to the Act with respect to the enforcement of spousal maintenance provisions in a premarital or marital agreement. Under the bill, provisions relating to spousal maintenance are unenforceable if the provisions are unconscionable at the time of enforcement.

The Act applies to premarital or marital agreements signed on or after July 1, 2014.

The bill amends a probate provision relating to the waiver of marital rights or obligations to conform to the Act.

House Committees

Senate Committees

Latest update: May 17, 2013
05/17/2013 Governor Action - Signed
05/07/2013 Sent to the Governor
05/06/2013 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/06/2013 Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/29/2013 House Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt Committee Report - Repass
04/19/2013 Senate Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt Committee Report - Repass
04/11/2013 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Not Concur - Request Conference Committee
04/10/2013 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/08/2013 Senate Third Reading Passed
04/05/2013 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments
04/04/2013 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
04/01/2013 Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/20/2013 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary
03/19/2013 House Third Reading Passed
03/18/2013 House Third Reading Laid Over Daily
03/15/2013 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments
03/11/2013 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/07/2013 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/21/2013 House Committee on Judiciary Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
02/01/2013 Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary