VA House Bill 2205/SB 1247

Law

State: Virginia
Signed: March 15, 2011

Effective: July 01, 2011
Chapter: Act No 123/177

Summary

House Bill 2205 and Senate Bill 1247 are companion bills which allow the Secretary of the Commonwealth to accept applications for recommission as a Notary containing the electronic signature of the Notary.

Affects

Creates Section 47.1-5.1 of the Code of Virginia

Changes
  1. Authorizes the Secretary of the Commonwealth to accept applications for recommissioning as a Notary Public containing the electronic signature of the Notary. 
Analysis

House Bill 2205/Senate Bill 1247 were identical bills allowing the Secretary of the Commonwealth to accept applications for recommissioning as a Notary Public with electronic signatures as authorized under the Virginia Uniform Electronic Transactions Act. These bills were touted in committee hearings by the Secretary of the Commonwealth as promoting “efficient government.”

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