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ACROSS SESSIONS

Notaries and Out-of-State Commissioners (1995 thru present)
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  • 1995 - HJ 467 Study; notaries public.
  • 1996 - HB 373 Notaries' fees by election officials.
  • 2000 - HB 458 Inmates; notary fees.
  • 2001 - SB 1197 Clerks and deputy clerks of general district courts.
  • 2001 - SB 1379 Special license plates; notaries public.
  • 2002 - HB 469 Notary public; duties.
  • 2002 - HB 627 Notaries public; educational requirements.
  • 2003 - HB 1841 Notaries.
  • 2003 - SB 1187 Fees of public notaries.
  • 2005 - SB 760 Notary fees; increases.
  • 2005 - SB 991 Notary public; requirements.
  • 2006 - HJ 137 Notary statutes; Secretary of Commonwealth to study notarization of electronic documents.
  • 2006 - HJ 141 Notary statutes; Secretary of Commonwealth to study notarization of electronic documents.
  • 2007 - HB 2058 Notaries public; rewrites law to include electronic notarization & details application requirements.
  • 2007 - HB 3112 Notaries; fees for services.
  • 2007 - SB 826 Notaries public; rewrites law to include electronic notarization & details application requirements.
  • 2008 - HB 218 Notaries public; clarifies provisions relating to adoption of electronic notarization, etc.
  • 2008 - HB 1575 Oath of office; person elected to State office to make oath before notary if in military.
  • 2008 - SB 118 Notarial certificates; removes requirement that wording appear on same page as signature.
  • 2008 - SB 327 Notarial certificates; removes requirement that wording appear on same page as signature.
  • 2008 - SB 550 Notarial certificates; removes requirement that wording appear on same page as signature.
  • 2008 - SB 621 Notaries public; clarifies provisions relating to adoption of electronic notarization, etc.
  • 2008 - SB 793 Oath of office; person elected to State office make oath before notary if in US Armed Forces.
  • 2009 - SB 833 Notaries public; electronic notarization to be developed by Secretary of Commonwealth, etc.
  • 2010 - HB 494 Notary public; civil immunity for local government officers, employees, and volunteers.
  • 2010 - HB 529 Electronic notary public; evidence of identity in case of an electronic notarization.
  • 2010 - HB 694 Notary public; civil immunity for local government officers, employees, and volunteers.
  • 2011 - HB 494 Notary public; civil immunity for local government officers, employees, and volunteers.
  • 2011 - HB 1670 Notaries; conflicts of interests.
  • 2011 - HB 2205 Commonwealth, Secretary of the; acceptance of certain electronic signatures.
  • 2011 - HB 2318 Electronic notary; notary to notarize document if signer is not present if identity is established.
  • 2011 - SB 827 Electronic notary; notary to notarize document if signer is not present if identity is established.
  • 2011 - SB 1247 Commonwealth, Secretary of the; acceptance of certain electronic signatures.
  • 2012 - HB 442 Notaries; conflict of interests.
  • 2012 - SB 270 Notaries; shall not perform notarial acts to which he or his spouse is a party, exceptions.
  • 2013 - HB 2055 Notaries; qualifications include being a legal resident of U.S., technical amendments.
  • 2014 - HB 492 Notaries; if not accredited to represent persons in immigration proceedings, shall not offer advice.
  • 2014 - HB 804 Notaries; prohibitions on advertising, notice requirement.
  • 2014 - SB 378 Notaries; application for recommission.
  • 2014 - SB 503 Notaries; legal advice on immigration, etc.,non-English advertising, notice requirement.
  • 2016 - HB 189 Satisfactory evidence of identity; United States Passport Book and United States Passport Card.