Commonwealth, Secretary of the; acceptance of certain electronic signatures. (HB2205)

Introduced By

Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secretary of the Commonwealth; acceptance of certain electronic signatures.  Provides that nonsalaried citizen members of policy and supervisory boards, commissions, and councils in the executive branch of state government, and local boards, commissions, and councils, may sign their disclosure forms using electronic signatures. In addition, the bill authorizes the Secretary of the Commonwealth to accept electronic signatures on applications for recommissioning a notary or electronic notary. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103840D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2205)
01/26/2011Reported from Science and Technology (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2011Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/01/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2011Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2205ER)
02/26/2011Signed by Speaker
02/28/2011Signed by President
03/01/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2205ER)
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 123 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0123)


This bill mentions Richmond.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1247.