Under existing law, an individual is required to personally appear before a notary public for verification of his or her identification and signature when executing certain instruments
This bill would ratify and validate all deeds, conveyances, deeds of trust, mortgages, mineral leases, marriage contracts, and other instruments in writing, affecting or purporting to affect title to any real estate or personal property situated in this state that were acknowledged via remote notarization before July 1, 2021
This bill would also authorize the use remote notarization for acknowledgements
Relating to attestations by notaries public; to amend Section 35-4-26, Code of Alabama 1975, to ratify defective acknowledgments taken via remote notarization before July 1, 2021; and to add Section 36-20-73.1 to the Code of Alabama 1975, to authorize remote notarization.
|February 25, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government|
|Bill Text||HB470 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|