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CS/SB 526: Notaries Public

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Grimsley

Notaries Public; Revising the methods available for verifying documents; defining the term “reliable electronic means”; authorizing specified officers to administer oaths by reliable electronic means when engaged in the performance of official duties, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-23
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/26/2015 Senate • Filed
    2/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 67
    2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/16/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    2/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/02/15, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    3/2/2015 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 159
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 67
    • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 159
    • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 155
    3/11/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/16/15, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    3/16/2015 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
    • Now in Rules -SJ 191
    3/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/26/15, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    3/26/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 259
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 259
    4/9/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
    4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
    4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 462
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 573
    • CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 573
    4/23/2015 House • In Messages
    4/24/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 846
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
    • Received -HJ 846
    4/27/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 862
    • Substituted for CS/HB 523 -HJ 862
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/28/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 881
    • CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 881
    4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
    5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/14/2015 • Approved by Governor
    5/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-23

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  • CS/SB 526, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/28/2015 at 12:38 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 523 (c1) Notaries Public Kerner Identical Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2015-23) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 513 Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers Pilon Compare Last Action: 1/27/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2015-23) -HJ 43
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    92.525 Verification of documents; perjury by false written declaration, penalty. Page 1 (pdf)
    117.10 Law enforcement and correctional officers. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 526, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/3/2015 at 12:08 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/13/2015 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/16/2015 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 3/24/2015 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/26/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 523 (c1) Notaries Public Kerner Identical Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2015-23) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 513 Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers Pilon Compare Last Action: 1/27/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2015-23) -HJ 43
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/16/2015 2:00 PM Criminal Justice 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/26/2015 9:00 AM Rules 11 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2015 1:54 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/28/2015 11:33 AM House 118 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    92.525 Verification of documents; perjury by false written declaration, penalty. Page 1 (pdf)
    117.10 Law enforcement and correctional officers. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 526, Original Filed Version Posted 1/26/2015 at 12:31 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 2/13/2015 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 3/3/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 523 Notaries Public Kerner Identical Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2015-23) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 513 Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers Pilon Compare Last Action: 1/27/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2015-23) -HJ 43
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    709170 - Amendment
    Delete lines 25 - 45 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Richter)
    2/13/2015
    2:40 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/2/2015 1:00 PM Commerce and Tourism 4 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    92.525 Verification of documents; perjury by false written declaration, penalty. Page 1 (pdf)
    117.05 Use of notary commission; unlawful use; notary fee; seal; duties; employer liability; name change; advertising; photocopies; penalties. Page 2 (pdf)
    117.10 Law enforcement and correctional officers. Page 2 (pdf)

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