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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: 2/4/2021 Senate - Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; 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
1/27/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules