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CS/CS/SB 228: Notaries Public

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Commerce and Tourism ; Bradley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess

Notaries Public; Authorizing an employer of a notary public to require the use of a particular technology and provider in performing a notarial act with respect to an electronic record; modifying requirements for entries in the electronic journal maintained by an online notary public; clarifying that an online notary public is entitled to select his or her remote online notarization service provider; clarifying limitations on fees charged for online notarizations, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2022
Last Action: 2/18/2021 Senate - Now in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/8/2020 Senate • Filed
12/15/2020 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules
1/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/25/21, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/25/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
1/26/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/28/2021 Senate • Now in Judiciary
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/15/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/18/2021 Senate • Now in Rules