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TX Senate Bill 220

Notary Law Update: TX Senate Bill 220

State: Texas

Summary:

Senate Bill 220 allows a Texas Notary to keep a journal in electronic format.

Signed:  May 20, 2005

Effective:  September 01, 2005

Chapter: 103

Affects:

Amends Texas Government Code Section 406.014

Changes:
  1. Permits Notaries to fulfill the state’s journal requirement by recording notarial acts electronically in a computer or other storage device.
Analysis:

Senate Bill 220 will help facilitate journal-keeping by allowing Notaries to keep a journal on their computers. There are many advantages to electronic journals, including the ability to create backup records and search for records quickly, and eliminate physical storage of paper journals.

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