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SB 848: Electronic Legal Documents

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Electronic Legal Documents; Revising the definition of the term “online notarization”; clarifying that supervising the witnessing of an electronic record by an online notary public is a notarial act; revising the statutory form for an affidavit for acceptance of and reliance upon a power of attorney to reflect means of notarization; revising the form for a petition of summary relief for the sale or transfer of certain property owned by an absentee to reflect means of notarization, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/22/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to HB 483 -SJ 608
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/27/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 98
2/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/02/21, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 98
• Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
3/3/2021 Senate • Now in Judiciary
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/09/21, 11:45 am, 412 Knott Building
3/9/2021 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
3/10/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/13/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/16/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21 -SJ 559
4/21/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 559
4/22/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 608
• Substituted HB 483 -SJ 608
• Laid on Table, refer to HB 483 -SJ 608