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CS/CS/CS/SB 228: Notaries Public

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

Notaries Public; Clarifying that a notary public is entitled to select particular technology 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: 4/8/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 121 -SJ 398
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 -SJ 53
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 -SJ 178
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 -SJ 179
2/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/18/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 167
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 167
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/18/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/25/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2021 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
3/26/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/29/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/21 -SJ 341
3/30/2021 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 327
4/1/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 341
4/7/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 378
4/8/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 397
• Substituted CS/HB 121 -SJ 398
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 121 -SJ 398