US HB3962 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on July 28 2022 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-07-28 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


To authorize notaries public to perform, and to establish minimum standards for, electronic notarizations and remote notarizations that occur in or affect interstate commerce, to require any Federal court to recognize notarizations performed by a notarial officer of any State, to require any State to recognize notarizations performed by a notarial officer of any other State when the notarization was performed under or relates to a public Act, record, or judicial proceeding of the notarial officer’s State or when the notarization occurs in or affects interstate commerce, and for other purposes.

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SECURE Notarization Act of 2022 Securing and Enabling Commerce Using Remote and Electronic Notarization Act of 2022


Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Kelly Armstrong [R-ND]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Young Kim [R-CA]Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]
Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Robert Good [R-VA]Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN]
Sen. Ted Budd [R-NC]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]
Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO]Rep. Garland Barr [R-KY]Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]Rep. Debbie Lesko [R-AZ]
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]
Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. French Hill [R-AR]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]
Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK]
Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Michael Simpson [R-ID]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]
Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA]
Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX]Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux [D-GA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Eric Crawford [R-AR]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]
Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]
Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO]Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]
Rep. Tom Tiffany [R-WI]Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA]Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. John Joyce [R-PA]Rep. Tracey Mann [R-KS]Rep. Byron Donalds [R-FL]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. John Rose [R-TN]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC]Rep. Marilyn Strickland [D-WA]
Rep. Andrew Garbarino [R-NY]Rep. Jake Ellzey [R-TX]Sen. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]
Rep. Jacob Laturner [R-KS]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Stephanie Bice [R-OK]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX]Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL]Rep. Patrick Fallon [R-TX]
Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]


2022-07-28SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
2022-07-27HousePursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended. (consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7116-7118)
2022-07-27HousePursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1254, proceedings on H.R. 3962 are considered vacated.
2022-07-26HouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
2022-07-26HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3962.
2022-07-26HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7116-7120)
2022-07-26HouseMr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2022-07-26HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 347.
2022-07-26HouseCommittee on the Judiciary discharged.
2022-07-26HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 117-443, Part I.
2022-07-20HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 0.
2022-07-20HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2022-06-23HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 0 .
2022-06-23HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2021-06-18HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
2021-06-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-06-17HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1625 (Same As) 2021-05-13 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
HR1254 (Related) 2022-07-26 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB4350 (Related) 2022-03-01 - Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.


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