assembly Bill A4076B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing for electronic notarization

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2020 print number 4076b
Feb 11, 2020 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
May 20, 2019 print number 4076a
May 20, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Feb 01, 2019 referred to governmental operations

A4076 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4352
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §137-a, amd §136, Exec L

A4076 - Summary

Relates to providing for electronic notarization; authorizes the use of video and audio conference technology in identifying individuals for electronic notarization.

A4076 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4076

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  providing  for  elec-
  tronic notarization

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  137-a
to read as follows:
  §  137-A.  ELECTRONIC NOTARIZATION. 1.   DEFINITIONS. (A) "ELECTRONIC"
SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  SECTION
THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW.
  (B)  "ELECTRONIC  DOCUMENT"  MEANS INFORMATION THAT IS CREATED, GENER-
ATED, SENT, COMMUNICATED, RECEIVED OR STORED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS.
  (C) "ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL ACT" MEANS AN OFFICIAL ACT BY A NOTARY PUBLIC
ON OR INVOLVING AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT AND USING MEANS AUTHORIZED BY THE
SECRETARY OF STATE.
  (D) "ELECTRONIC NOTARY PUBLIC" OR "ELECTRONIC NOTARY" MEANS  A  NOTARY
PUBLIC  WHO HAS REGISTERED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE CAPABILITY OF
PERFORMING ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL ACTS.
  (E) "ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE  STATE  TECHNOLOGY
LAW.
  (F)  "ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY" MEANS THE PORTION OF
A NOTARIZED ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT THAT IS COMPLETED BY A NOTARY PUBLIC AND
CONTAINS THE NOTARY PUBLIC'S ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE  AND  ALL  INFORMATION
REQUIRED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (G)  "NOTARY  ELECTRONIC  SIGNATURE"  MEANS  THOSE FORMS OF ELECTRONIC
SIGNATURE, WHICH HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE  SECRETARY  OF  STATE  AS  AN
ACCEPTABLE  MEANS  FOR AN ELECTRONIC NOTARY TO AFFIX THE NOTARY PUBLIC'S
OFFICIAL SIGNATURE TO AN ELECTRONIC RECORD THAT IS BEING NOTARIZED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01369-01-9

A4076A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4352
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §137-a, amd §136, Exec L

A4076A - Summary

Relates to providing for electronic notarization; authorizes the use of video and audio conference technology in identifying individuals for electronic notarization.

A4076A - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4076--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to providing for elec-
  tronic notarization

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 137-a
to read as follows:
  § 137-A. ELECTRONIC NOTARIZATION. 1.   DEFINITIONS.  (A)  "ELECTRONIC"
SHALL  HAVE  THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW.
  (B) "ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT" MEANS INFORMATION THAT  IS  CREATED,  GENER-
ATED, SENT, COMMUNICATED, RECEIVED OR STORED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS.
  (C) "ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL ACT" MEANS AN OFFICIAL ACT BY A NOTARY PUBLIC
ON OR INVOLVING AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT AND USING MEANS AUTHORIZED BY THE
SECRETARY OF STATE.
  (D)  "ELECTRONIC  NOTARY PUBLIC" OR "ELECTRONIC NOTARY" MEANS A NOTARY
PUBLIC WHO HAS REGISTERED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE CAPABILITY  OF
PERFORMING ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL ACTS.
  (E) "ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY
LAW.
  (F) "ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY" MEANS THE PORTION  OF
A NOTARIZED ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT THAT IS COMPLETED BY A NOTARY PUBLIC AND
CONTAINS  THE  NOTARY  PUBLIC'S ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE AND ALL INFORMATION
REQUIRED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (G) "NOTARY ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE"  MEANS  THOSE  FORMS  OF  ELECTRONIC
SIGNATURE,  WHICH  HAVE  BEEN  APPROVED  BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE AS AN
ACCEPTABLE MEANS FOR AN ELECTRONIC NOTARY TO AFFIX THE  NOTARY  PUBLIC'S
OFFICIAL SIGNATURE TO AN ELECTRONIC RECORD THAT IS BEING NOTARIZED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A4076B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4352
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §137-a, amd §136, Exec L

A4076B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing for electronic notarization; authorizes the use of video and audio conference technology in identifying individuals for electronic notarization.

A4076B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4076--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Governmental Operations in  accordance
  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  providing  for  elec-
  tronic notarization

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  137-a
to read as follows:
  §  137-A.  ELECTRONIC NOTARIZATION. 1.   DEFINITIONS. (A) "ELECTRONIC"
SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  SECTION
THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW.
  (B)  "ELECTRONIC  DOCUMENT"  MEANS INFORMATION THAT IS CREATED, GENER-
ATED, SENT, COMMUNICATED, RECEIVED OR STORED BY ELECTRONIC MEANS.
  (C) "ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL ACT" MEANS AN OFFICIAL ACT BY A NOTARY PUBLIC
ON OR INVOLVING AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT AND USING MEANS AUTHORIZED BY THE
SECRETARY OF STATE.
  (D) "ELECTRONIC NOTARY PUBLIC" OR "ELECTRONIC NOTARY" MEANS  A  NOTARY
PUBLIC  WHO HAS REGISTERED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE CAPABILITY OF
PERFORMING ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL ACTS.
  (E) "ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE  STATE  TECHNOLOGY
LAW.
  (F)  "ELECTRONIC NOTARIAL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY" MEANS THE PORTION OF
A NOTARIZED ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT THAT IS COMPLETED BY A NOTARY PUBLIC AND
CONTAINS THE NOTARY PUBLIC'S ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE  AND  ALL  INFORMATION
REQUIRED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01369-04-0