Recordation of documents; name changes. (SB598)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Property and conveyances; recordation of documents; name changes. Provides that any name change made in relation to a person's marriage or divorce is entitled to be recorded in the clerk's office in which deeds are recorded of the county or city in which any land or interest in any land that is owned by such person lies. Current law only entitles the name change of a woman made in relation to marriage or divorce to be so recorded. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100556D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2024Placed on Calendar
02/16/2024Read first time
02/16/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/16/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/23/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Read second time
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/28/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB598ER)
03/04/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 711 (effective 7/1/24)

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