Electronic filing of land records; fee for paper filing. (SB870)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic filing of land records; fee for paper filing. Provides that a clerk of a circuit court that has established an electronic filing system for land records may charge a fee not to exceed $5 per instrument for every land record filed by paper. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/09/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102470D
12/09/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB870)
01/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2017Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Placed on Calendar
01/30/2017Read first time
01/30/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Read second time
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB870ER)
02/14/2017Signed by Speaker
02/15/2017Signed by President
02/15/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/15/17
02/15/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 90 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0090)
02/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB870ER)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2035.