MD SB735 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 19 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-29 - Hearing 4/01 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Expanding the availability of remote notarial acts to include certain will and trust documents; clarifying the application of certain provisions of law regarding identity proofing and credential analysis; establishing certain procedures for certain remote notarial acts; and affirming the validity of the notarization of certain documents in conformance with certain executive orders.

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State Government - Notarial Acts - Remote Notarizations


Roll Calls

2021-03-19 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-03-29HouseHearing 4/01 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-03-20HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2021-03-19SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2021-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {528273/1 Adopted
2021-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2021-02-09SenateHearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-05SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB1265 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-12 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
State Government18214(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government18214.1(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government18222(n/a)See Bill Text
State Government18223(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments