SB 833 Notaries public; electronic notarization to be developed by Secretary of Commonwealth, etc.
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Summary as introduced:
Notaries public. Provides that equipment, security, and technological standards for electronic notarization shall be developed by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency in consultation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth. The process for developing and maintaining such standards shall be exempt from the Administrative Process Act. In addition, the bill requires that applicants submit a registration form for registering and being commissioned as an electronic notary public, which shall include certification of compliance to the Secretary of the Commonwealth with the aforementioned electronic notary standards developed. Furthermore, the bill provides that a notary's electronic signature and seal shall conform to the developed standards for electronic notarization. This bill contains an emergency clause.

Full text:
12/17/08  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/14/09 096605256  pdf | impact statement
01/29/09  Senate: Committee substitute printed 092409256-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/28/09  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB833ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/16/09  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0160)  pdf

Status:
12/17/08  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/14/09 096605256
12/17/08  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/09  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/29/09  Senate: Committee substitute printed 092409256-S1
01/30/09  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/09  Senate: Read second time
02/02/09  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/02/09  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 092409256-S1
02/02/09  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB833S1
02/05/09  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/09  House: Read first time
02/05/09  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/09  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/16/09  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/18/09  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
02/20/09  House: Read second time
02/23/09  House: Passed by for the day
02/24/09  House: Read third time
02/24/09  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/09  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/28/09  Senate: Enrolled
02/28/09  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB833ER)
02/28/09  Senate: Signed by President
02/28/09  House: Signed by Speaker
03/16/09  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 160 (effective 3/16/09)
03/16/09  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0160)