Did you “Know-tary” Maryland SB678 “Remote Notarization” Passed on 04-08-19

Here is the summary:
Introduced(2/4/2019)
In Committee(4/5/2019)
Crossed Over(3/18/2019)
Passed(4/8/2019)
Introduced Session:2019 Regular Session
Bill Summary: Altering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts except under certain circumstances; prohibiting certain individuals from charging a fee to perform a notarial act; providing for the manner in which notarial acts for remotely located individuals are to be performed except under certain circumstances; etc.
Bill Subjects:Education, Administrative Agencies, Advertising, Agents and Brokers, Archives, Armed Forces, Blind Persons, Certifications, Circuit Courts, Clerks of Court, Commerce and Business, Committees and Commissions, Communications, Crimes and Punishments, Cybersecurity, Data, Deaf Persons, Death, Demographics, Disabilities, Discipline, Disclosure, Drivers’ Licenses, Electronic Communication, Electronic Government, Ethics, Evidence, Examinations, Federal Government, Fees, Forms, Fraud, Governor, Hearings, Identification, Inspections, Jurisdiction, Language, Liability, Literacy, Mobile Devices, Notaries Public, Notices, Oaths, Parents and Guardians, Penalties and Sentences, Photography, Privacy, Public Information, Public Officials, Publications, Real Property, Recordings, Records, Rules and Regulations, Salaries and Compensation, Secretary of State, Signatures, State Government – Agencies, Offices, and Officials, State Government – Regulations and Procedures, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Time, Video, Witnesses, Work, Labor and Employment
Sponsors (28):
J.B. Jennings (R)*, Pam Beidle (D), Joanne Benson (D), Bob Cassilly (R), Addie Eckardt (R), George Edwards (R), Sarah Elfreth (D), Brian Feldman (D), Melony Griffith (D), Guy Guzzone (D), Antonio Hayes (D), Steve Hershey Jr. (R), Delores Kelley (D), Ben Kramer (D), Clarence Lam (D), Susan Lee (D), Cory McCray (D), Obie Patterson (D), Doug Peters (D), Paul Pinsky (D), Justin Ready (R), Ed Reilly (R), Johnny Salling (R), Andrew Serafini (R), Will Smith Jr. (D), Jeff Waldstreicher (D), Chris West (R), Bobby Zirkin (D)
Last Action:House Amendment 173026/01 (on 4/9/2019)
Official Document:http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmMain.aspx?id=sb0678&stab=01&pid=billpage&tab=subject3&ys=2019rs

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