43 CFR 3106.8-1 - Heirs and devisees.
(a) If an offeror, applicant, lessee or transferee dies, his/her rights shall be transferred to the heirs, devisees, executor or administrator of the estate, as appropriate, upon the filing of a statement that all parties are qualified to hold a lease in accordance with subpart 3102 of this title. Include the processing fee for transfers to heir/devisee found in the fee schedule in § 3000.12 of this chapter with your request to transfer lease rights. A bond rider or replacement bond may be required for any bond(s) previously furnished by the decedent.
(b) Any ownership or interest otherwise forbidden by the regulations in this group which may be acquired by descent, will, judgement or decree may be held for a period not to exceed 2 years after its acquisition. Any such forbidden ownership or interest held for a period of more than 2 years after acquisition shall be subject to cancellation.