Votes: IN HB1487 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Business services of the secretary of state. Amends the law concerning the business practices of the secretary of state, including: (1) access to information maintained by the secretary of state; (2) use of electronic information and transmissions; (3) striking the current Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) financing statement form; adding use of a format that meets certain criteria for the filings; and amending the UCC fees; (4) adding to the requirement to include a notary public's Indiana county on an authentication certificate; (5) amending requirements concerning notary public examination and education; (6) prohibiting performance of a notarial act: (a) to benefit oneself or one's spouse; or (b) when a commission is suspended or revoked; (7) specifying a notarial act fee applies; (8) providing for issuance of a certificate of fact for a notary public per signature; (9) requiring maintenance of a remote notary public electronic journal for 10 years; and (10) providing for nonresident corporate service of process on the secretary of state. Repeals current law concerning excavation contractor filings and precontracting documentation of compliance with underground facility damage law. Requires the formatting of certain documents to be approved by the International Association of Commercial Administrators or the secretary of state. Specifies October 1, 2019, as the date for a fee increase concerning the indexing of certain documents. Makes the law concerning remote notarial acts applicable only to a remote notarial act performed after the earlier of the effective date of certain administrative rules or July 1, 2020. Increases the fee that a notary public may charge for a remote notarial act from $15 to $25. Provides that, for certain filings, the provision of an electronic mail address is discretionary. Makes a technical amendment and conforming changes.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-03-20 - Returned to the House with amendments [HB1487 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Voting Records

SenateSenate - Third reading2019-03-194800250PassedLinkView
SenateSenate - Committee Vote2019-03-13900110PassedLinkView
HouseThird reading2019-02-19801433100PassedLinkView
HouseAmendment #1 (Porter) failed2019-02-18365833100FailedLinkView
HouseHouse - Committee Vote2019-02-121570224PassedLinkView
HouseHouse - Committee Vote2019-01-28910313PassedLinkView

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