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CS/SB 1042: Notaries Public

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Passidomo

Notaries Public; Revising provisions relating to use of the office of notary public; requiring electronic signatures to include access protection; revising limitations on notary fees to conform to changes made by the act; prescribing online notarization procedures, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect January 1, 2019
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/30/2017 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 80
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
    1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/30/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/30/2018 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
    1/31/2018 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 242
    2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/13/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
    2/13/2018 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 353
    2/15/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    2/20/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 353
    • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 357
    2/28/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    3/1/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 564
    3/2/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 564
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18 -SJ 771
    3/6/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 750
    • Amendment(s) adopted (343146) -SJ 750, 761
    • Ordered engrossed -SJ 761
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/7/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 848, 849
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 28 NAYS 6 -SJ 849
    3/7/2018 House • In Messages
    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Messages

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  • CS/SB 1042, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/6/2018 at 2:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 771 (c2) Notaries Public Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    224989 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Grall 3/8/2018
    9:44 AM
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/7/2018 2:23 PM Senate 28 Yeas - 6 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (32)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    28.222 Clerk to be county recorder. Page 33 (pdf)
    95.231 Limitations where deed or will on record. Page 33 (pdf)
    117.01 Appointment, application, suspension, revocation, application fee, bond, and oath. Page 5 (pdf)
    117.021 Electronic notarization. Page 5 (pdf)
    117.05 Use of notary commission; unlawful use; notary fee; seal; duties; employer liability; name change; advertising; photocopies; penalties. Page 6 (pdf)
    117.107 Prohibited acts. Page 17 (pdf)
    117.201 Page 18 (pdf)
    117.209 Page 20 (pdf)
    117.215 Page 21 (pdf)
    117.225 Page 21 (pdf)
    117.235 Page 23 (pdf)
    117.245 Page 23 (pdf)
    117.255 Page 26 (pdf)
    117.265 Page 27 (pdf)
    117.275 Page 29 (pdf)
    117.285 Page 29 (pdf)
    117.295 Page 30 (pdf)
    117.305 Page 33 (pdf)
    689.01 How real estate conveyed. Page 34 (pdf)
    694.08 Certain instruments validated, notwithstanding lack of seals or witnesses, or defect in acknowledgment, etc. Page 36 (pdf)
    695.03 Acknowledgment and proof; validation of certain acknowledgments; legalization or authentication before foreign officials. Page 37 (pdf)
    695.04 Requirements of certificate. Page 40 (pdf)
    695.05 Certain defects cured as to acknowledgments and witnesses. Page 40 (pdf)
    695.28 Validity of recorded electronic documents. Page 41 (pdf)
    709.2202 Authority that requires separate signed enumeration. Page 42 (pdf)
    731.201 General definitions. Page 43 (pdf)
    732.506 Revocation by act. Page 44 (pdf)
    732.521 Page 44 (pdf)
    732.522 Page 45 (pdf)
    732.524 Page 47 (pdf)
    732.525 Page 47 (pdf)
    740.10 Page 44 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 1042, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/15/2018 at 10:39 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/28/2018 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/1/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 771 (c2) Notaries Public Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar

    Floor Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    343146 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Brandes 3/5/2018
    4:54 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/6/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 586412 - Amendment to Amendment (343146)
    Delete lines 436 - 606 and insert:
    Brandes 3/6/2018
    9:59 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/6/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 233988 - Amendment to Amendment (343146)
    Delete lines 1144 - 1170 and insert:
    Brandes 3/6/2018
    9:59 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/6/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 551806 - Amendment to Amendment (343146)
    Between lines 1198 and 1199 insert:
    Brandes 3/6/2018
    10:38 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/6/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/1/2018 9:00 AM Rules 13 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (24)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    28.222 Clerk to be county recorder. Page 31 (pdf)
    95.231 Limitations where deed or will on record. Page 31 (pdf)
    117.01 Appointment, application, suspension, revocation, application fee, bond, and oath. Page 4 (pdf)
    117.021 Electronic notarization. Page 4 (pdf)
    117.05 Use of notary commission; unlawful use; notary fee; seal; duties; employer liability; name change; advertising; photocopies; penalties. Page 6 (pdf)
    117.107 Prohibited acts. Page 16 (pdf)
    117.201 Page 17 (pdf)
    117.209 Page 19 (pdf)
    117.215 Page 20 (pdf)
    117.225 Page 20 (pdf)
    117.235 Page 22 (pdf)
    117.245 Page 22 (pdf)
    117.255 Page 24 (pdf)
    117.265 Page 25 (pdf)
    117.275 Page 27 (pdf)
    117.285 Page 28 (pdf)
    117.295 Page 28 (pdf)
    117.305 Page 31 (pdf)
    689.01 How real estate conveyed. Page 32 (pdf)
    694.08 Certain instruments validated, notwithstanding lack of seals or witnesses, or defect in acknowledgment, etc. Page 33 (pdf)
    695.03 Acknowledgment and proof; validation of certain acknowledgments; legalization or authentication before foreign officials. Page 35 (pdf)
    695.04 Requirements of certificate. Page 37 (pdf)
    695.05 Certain defects cured as to acknowledgments and witnesses. Page 38 (pdf)
    695.28 Validity of recorded electronic documents. Page 39 (pdf)

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  • SB 1042, Original Filed Version Posted 11/30/2017 at 2:31 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 1/29/2018 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2018 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 2/12/2018 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 2/15/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 771 (c1) Notaries Public Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    268372 - Amendment
    Delete lines 533 - 553 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Brandes)
    1/29/2018
    1:44 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/30/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    436070 - Amendment
    Between lines 1145 and 1146 insert:
    Judiciary
    (Brandes)
    1/29/2018
    1:44 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/30/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    698574 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Brandes)
    2/12/2018
    9:57 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/13/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/30/2018 2:00 PM Judiciary 10 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/13/2018 10:00 AM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 5 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (26)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    28.222 Clerk to be county recorder. Page 30 (pdf)
    92.50 Oaths, affidavits, and acknowledgments; who may take or administer; requirements. Page 31 (pdf)
    95.231 Limitations where deed or will on record. Page 31 (pdf)
    117.01 Appointment, application, suspension, revocation, application fee, bond, and oath. Page 4 (pdf)
    117.021 Electronic notarization. Page 5 (pdf)
    117.05 Use of notary commission; unlawful use; notary fee; seal; duties; employer liability; name change; advertising; photocopies; penalties. Page 6 (pdf)
    117.107 Prohibited acts. Page 16 (pdf)
    117.201 Page 17 (pdf)
    117.209 Page 19 (pdf)
    117.215 Page 20 (pdf)
    117.225 Page 20 (pdf)
    117.235 Page 21 (pdf)
    117.245 Page 21 (pdf)
    117.255 Page 23 (pdf)
    117.265 Page 24 (pdf)
    117.275 Page 27 (pdf)
    117.285 Page 27 (pdf)
    117.295 Page 27 (pdf)
    117.305 Page 30 (pdf)
    689.01 How real estate conveyed. Page 32 (pdf)
    694.08 Certain instruments validated, notwithstanding lack of seals or witnesses, or defect in acknowledgment, etc. Page 33 (pdf)
    695.03 Acknowledgment and proof; validation of certain acknowledgments; legalization or authentication before foreign officials. Page 35 (pdf)
    695.04 Requirements of certificate. Page 37 (pdf)
    695.05 Certain defects cured as to acknowledgments and witnesses. Page 38 (pdf)
    695.09 Identity of grantor. Page 39 (pdf)
    695.28 Validity of recorded electronic documents. Page 39 (pdf)

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