HB 218 Notaries public; clarifies provisions relating to adoption of electronic notarization, etc.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Notaries Public. Clarifies provisions relating to the adoption of electronic notarization and transitioning to the required seal application on notarized documents. The bill also clarifies the validity of documents notarized within and without the Commonwealth, and when documents are conclusively presumed to be in proper form following recordation. The bill removes the requirement that a notary must be recommended by a public official for appointment. This bill is identical to SB 621.

Full text:
12/28/07  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081726588  pdf | impact statement
01/31/08  House: Printed as engrossed 081726588-E  pdf | impact statement
02/14/08  Senate: Committee substitute printed 089406588-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/21/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB218ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/05/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0117)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
12/28/07  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081726588
12/28/07  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/22/08  House: Assigned S & T sub: #1
01/28/08  House: Reported from Science and Technology with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/08  House: Read first time
01/31/08  House: Read second time
01/31/08  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/08  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB218E
01/31/08  House: Printed as engrossed 081726588-E
02/01/08  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/08  House: Communicated to Senate
02/04/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/08  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/08  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/14/08  Senate: Committee substitute printed 089406588-S1
02/15/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/18/08  Senate: Read third time
02/18/08  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/18/08  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 089406588-S1
02/18/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB218S1
02/18/08  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/08  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/08  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House 089406588-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/08  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/08  House: Enrolled
02/21/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB218ER)
02/21/08  House: Signed by Speaker
02/25/08  Senate: Signed by President
03/02/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 117 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0117)