DC B22-0324 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on October 15 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-10-19 - Transmitted to Congress
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill updates the District's notary laws to conform with current best practices. It does not require the notary's sole place of residence or business be in the District. It gives the Mayor the authority to revoke the commission of notary publics who take higher fees than what is permitted by law. Among other things it requires that upon death, resignation, or revocation, notaries must return the official notarial seal to the District, along with other official documents and establishes an electronic notary system. Renamed by committee to "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts Act of 2018". Incorporates provisions from Bill 22-467. FUNDING NOTE - This law is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents" tab.

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Notary Public Electronic Establishment And Enhancement Amendment Act Of 2017 (aka "revised Uniform Law On Notarial Acts Act Of 2018")


Roll Calls

2018-09-18 - Council - Final Reading CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-07-10 - Council - First Reading CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-10-19CouncilTransmitted to Congress
2018-10-15CouncilSigned with Act Number A22-0471
2018-10-15CouncilEnacted with Act Number A22-0471
2018-10-01CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on October 16, 2018
2018-09-18CouncilFinal Reading CC
2018-07-10CouncilFirst Reading CC
2018-07-03CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2018-06-29CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B22-0324
2017-12-20CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-12-08CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-11-17CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-09-01CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-06-16CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0324 Published in the DC Register
2017-06-06CouncilReferred to Committee on Government Operations
2017-06-05CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

Washington D.C. State Sources

Bill Comments