CS/HB 121 -  Notaries Public

by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee and Garrison (CO-SPONSORS) Benjamin; Leek
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: Chapter No. 2021-137 on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:46 AM

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Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 04/01/2021 05:05 PM   Yeas: 115 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 56] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/08/2021 04:57 PM   Yeas: 39 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 13] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2021-137 Time: 06/23/2021 - 11:46 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 06/21/2021 - 6:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 06/18/2021 - 11:58 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Ordered enrolled Time: 04/08/2021 - 5:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/08/2021 - 5:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Immediately certified -SJ 408 Time: 04/08/2021 - 5:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 398 Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 398 Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 397 Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 228 -SJ 398 Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 397 Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S Received -SJ 386 Time: 04/07/2021 - 9:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/07/2021 - 7:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Referred to Rules -SJ 387 Time: 04/07/2021 - 7:14 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/07/2021 - 7:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 115, NAYS 0 Time: 04/01/2021 - 5:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/01/2021 - 5:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/31/2021 - 5:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/31/2021 - 5:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/31/2021 - 5:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/31/2021) Time: 03/25/2021 - 6:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 03/17/2021 - 6:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 03/17/2021 - 6:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 03/17/2021 - 6:58 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by Judiciary Committee Time: 03/17/2021 - 6:47 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 03/15/2021 - 4:18 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
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: __