[§657D-62] Power of attorney. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a power of attorney that:
(1) Was duly executed by a person in the military service who is in a missing status (as defined in section 551(2) of title 37, United States Code);
(2) Designates that person's spouse, parent, or other named relative as the person's attorney in fact for certain specified, or all, purposes; and
(3) Expires by its terms after that person entered a missing status, and before or after July 1, 1994;
shall be automatically extended for the period that the person is in a missing status.
(b) No power of attorney executed after July 1, 1994 by a person in the military service may be extended under subsection (a) if the document by its terms clearly indicates that the power granted expires on the date specified even though that person, after the date of execution of the document, enters a missing status. [L 1994, c 257, pt of §2]
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