Notaries; application for recommission. (SB378)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Notary public; application for recommission. Allows persons already commissioned as notaries public or electronic notaries public to submit applications for recommission to the Secretary of the Commonwealth in person, by first-class mail, or online, provided that online applications are accompanied by an electronic signature authorized by the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act. Under current law, the Secretary of the Commonwealth is allowed but not required to accept online applications containing electronic signatures. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100396D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB378)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB378)
01/27/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Rereferred to Finance
02/05/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/24/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2014Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/28/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Read second time
03/06/2014Read third time
03/06/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB378ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
03/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB378ER)
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 703 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)


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 35 seconds.