WV HB4010 | 2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2014 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2014-02-10 - To Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to adopt the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act. The bill defines terms and creates Real Property Electronic Recording Standards Advisory Committee consisting of sixteen members. The bill authorizes any requirement of state law describing or requiring that a land record document be an original, on paper, or in writing is satisfied by a document in electronic form. The bill authorizes any requirement that a document contain a signature or acknowledgment is satisfied by an electronic signature or acknowledgment. The bill authorizes the clerk to accept electronic documents for recording and to index and store those documents. The bill does not provide a means of funding the establishment or operation of an electronic recording system. The bill requires the Real Property Electronic Recording Standards Council to develop a legislative rule containing standards for electronic recording to be used by each county. The bill requires that standards are to be developed with a vision toward fostering intra-and interstate harmony and uniformity in the electronic recording process. The bill requires the council to engage in a stakeholder type rule-making process to assure that all of the affected parties have the opportunity to participate in the process. The bill also modifies, limits and supersedes the federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act. This article is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored. This bill was recommended for introduction and passage during the Regular Session of the Legislature by the Commission on Interstate Cooperation.

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Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act


Roll Calls

2014-02-07 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 50) (Y: 87 N: 3 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-02-10SenateTo Judiciary
2014-02-10SenateIntroduced in Senate
2014-02-10SenateHouse Message received
2014-02-07HouseCommunicated to Senate
2014-02-07HouseTitle amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2014-02-07HousePassed House (Roll No. 50)
2014-02-07HouseRead 3rd time
2014-02-07HouseOn 3rd reading, Daily Calendar
2014-02-06HouseRead 2nd time
2014-02-06HouseOn 2nd reading, Daily Calendar
2014-02-05HouseRead 1st time
2014-02-05HouseOn 1st reading, Daily Calendar
2014-02-04HouseBy substitute, do pass
2014-01-15HouseTo House Judiciary
2014-01-15HouseWith amendment, do pass, but first to Judiciary
2014-01-08HouseTo House Political Subdivisions
2014-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2014-01-08HouseTo Political Subdivisions then Judiciary
2014-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB5 (Same As) 2014-01-08 - To Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
39A41New CodeSee Bill Text
39A42New CodeSee Bill Text
39A43New CodeSee Bill Text
39A44New CodeSee Bill Text
39A45New CodeSee Bill Text
39A46New CodeSee Bill Text
39A47New CodeSee Bill Text

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