HB 561 Computer Information Transactions Act; created, study.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. Creates the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA). The UCITA was promulgated by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Modeled after the Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2, the UCITA is designed to govern transactions of computer information. The bill also directs the Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study the impact of the UCITA on businesses in the state and report its findings to the Governor and General Assembly by December 1, 2000. The UCITA will become effective July 1, 2001. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Technology and Science.

Full text:
01/19/00  House: Presented & ordered printed 002200264  pdf
02/12/00  House: Printed as engrossed 002200264-E  pdf
03/08/00  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB561ER)  pdf
05/05/00  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0996)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/19/00  House: Presented & ordered printed 002200264
01/19/00  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/19/00  House: Printing on hold - request of Clerk's office
02/04/00  House: Reported from Science and Technology (20-Y 2-N)
02/04/00  House: Referred to Committee on Corporations, Insurance and Banking
02/08/00  House: Assigned to C. I. B. sub-committee: 4
02/10/00  House: Reported from C. I. B. w/amds (25-Y 0-N)
02/11/00  House: Read first time
02/12/00  House: Read second time
02/12/00  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/00  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/12/00  House: Printed as engrossed 002200264-E
02/14/00  House: Passed by for the day
02/15/00  House: Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/15/00  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N 1-A)
02/15/00  House: Communicated to Senate
02/16/00  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/00  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/00  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amd (15-Y 0-N)
02/24/00  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/00  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/00  Senate: Read third time
02/25/00  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/25/00  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/00  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/25/00  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/00  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/00  House: Placed on Calendar
02/29/00  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (92-Y 5-N)
02/29/00  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 5-N)
03/08/00  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB561ER)
03/08/00  House: Enrolled
03/08/00  House: Signed by Speaker
03/08/00  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/00  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 996 (effective 7/1/01)
05/05/00  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0996)