Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 24, 2022||
delivered to governor
|Feb 07, 2022||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.367
substituted for a8691
|Jan 20, 2022||
referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
|Jan 18, 2022||
ordered to third reading cal.151
|Jan 11, 2022||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7780Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7780 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7780 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for electronic notarization; provides that a notary public is authorized to perform a remote notarization by utilizing communication technology that allows the notary public to interact with a principal; provides that a notary public qualified under this article is hereby authorized to perform an electronic notarial act by utilizing audio-video communication technology that allows the notary public to interact with a principal.
2021-S7780 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7780 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to providing for elec- tronic notarization and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the executive law relating to providing for electronic notarization, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 1780-c and A. 399-b, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2021, c.767, to establish a temporary remote-ink notarization system effective in the interim period between the underlying chapter becoming effective and the effective date of the fully electronic notarization system. Several technical and conforming changes are also added to the underly- ing chapter. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
2021-S7780 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7780 I N S E N A T E January 11, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to providing for elec- tronic notarization and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2021 amend- ing the executive law relating to providing for electronic notariza- tion, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 1780-c and A. 399-b, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof 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 135-c to read as follows: § 135-C. REMOTE INK NOTARIZATION. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY" MEANS BEING ABLE TO SEE, HEAR, AND COMMUNICATE WITH ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL IN REAL TIME USING ELECTRONIC MEANS. (B) "CREDENTIAL" MEANS THE DATA, OR GOVERNMENT ISSUED OR APPROVED PHYSICAL OBJECT UPON WHICH THE DATA MAY RESIDE, THAT INCLUDES THE PRIN- CIPAL'S PHOTOGRAPH, SIGNATURE, AND MULTIPLE CREDENTIAL SECURITY FEATURES SUCH AS: A HOLOGRAPHIC IMAGE, RAISED OR TEXTURED PRINT, MICROPRINTING, LASER ENGRAVING, OPTICAL VARIABLE INK, LONG LIFE MULTI-LAYER PET (POLYE- THYLENE TEREPHTHALATE)/PVC (POLYVINYL CHLORIDE) CREDENTIAL BODY CONSTRUCTION, THE ISSUING AGENCY'S SEAL, OR THE CREDENTIAL HOLDER'S PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS (SUCH AS HEIGHT, EYE COLOR, HAIR COLOR). (C) "CREDENTIAL ANALYSIS" MEANS A PROCESS OR SERVICE WHICH AUTHENTI- CATES A CREDENTIAL THROUGH REVIEW OF PUBLIC AND PROPRIETARY DATA SOURC- ES, AND COMPLIES WITH THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: (I) USES AUTOMATED SOFTWARE PROCESSES TO AID THE NOTARY PUBLIC IN VERIFYING THE IDENTITY OF A REMOTELY LOCATED INDIVIDUAL; (II) ENSURES THAT THE CREDENTIAL PASSES AN AUTHENTICITY TEST, CONSIST- ENT WITH SOUND COMMERCIAL PRACTICES THAT: (1) USES APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES TO CONFIRM THE INTEGRITY OF VISUAL, PHYSICAL, OR CRYPTOGRAPHIC SECURITY FEATURES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03271-12-2
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