CS/HB 121 -  Notaries Public

by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee and Garrison
Clarifies that notary public is entitled to select particular technology in performing notarial act with respect to electronic record; authorizes notary public's contract or employer to require use of particular technology; revises limitations on notary public fees; revises certain registration requirements for online notaries public; authorizes notaries public to use audio-video communication technology to remotely swear in individuals who testify & new attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar; requires remote online notarization service provider to retain audio-video communication recordings of online notarizations; authorizes RON service provider to delegate this duty to secure repository under certain conditions; clarifies that online notary public is entitled to select his or her remote online notarization service provider; authorizes notary public's contract or employer to require use of particular RON service provider.
Effective Date: January 1, 2022
Last Event: 1st Reading on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:21 PM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 02/22/2021 - 11:24 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/22/2021 - 11:24 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/18/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/18/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 3:49 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/17/2021 - 12:39 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/10/2021 - 4:02 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/20/2021 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/20/2021 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/20/2021 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/20/2021 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/23/2020 - 3:10 PM Member: Garrison Committee: Version: __