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CS/CS/HB 409: Electronic Legal Documents

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Perez ; Grant, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) McClain

Electronic Legal Documents; Authorizes online notarizations; specifies requirements & standards for performance of such online notarizations; requires DOS to adopt rules by specified date.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 6/10/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-71
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 53
3/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall -- Temporarily postponed
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 53
3/11/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/19, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
3/13/2019 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 2 -HJ 441
3/15/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 437
3/18/2019 House • Now in Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 445
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
3/26/2019 House • Favorable by Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 1 -HJ 498
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 498
4/12/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/16/19, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
4/16/2019 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -HJ 744
4/17/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 737
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 757
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
4/23/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 769
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 799
• CS passed; YEAS 87 NAYS 28 -HJ 799
4/24/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 501
4/25/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 500
5/1/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 652
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 548 -SJ 653
• Read 2nd time -SJ 652
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 849
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 849, 850
5/2/2019 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1157
6/5/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/7/2019 • Approved by Governor
6/10/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-71