Sec. UU-1. 18-A MRSA §2-203, as enacted by PL 1979, c. 540, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
§ 2-203. Right of election personal to surviving spouse
The right of election of the surviving spouse may be exercised only during the lifetime of the surviving spouse by:
Sec. UU-2. Application. That section of the Part that repeals and replaces the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 18A, section 2203 applies to a surviving spouse who has the right to exercise the elective share under Title 18A, Part 2 on or after the effective date of this Part.