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HB 79 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to voter registration procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3724 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3848 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to adoption of the Electronic Wills Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1217 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to appointment of and performance of notarial acts by an online notary public and online acknowledgment and proof of written instruments; authorizing a fee and creating a criminal offense. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2158 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1193 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1495 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to authorizing the electronic transmission of certain communications related to the prevention of communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1827 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of digitized signatures in certain family law proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1857 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the signature requirement for a sales tax permit application filed electronically. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1993 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the authorization of independent school districts to use electronic means to notify parents of a student's academic performance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2183 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2297 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the use of electronic processes by and electronic information submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3309 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to appointment of and performance of notarial acts by an electronic notary public; authorizing a fee and creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 700 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the use of electronic processes by and electronic information submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 813 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the use of digitized signatures in certain family law proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 853 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie
Relating to the signature requirement for a sales tax permit application filed electronically. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2302 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to signing electronic or digital court documents, to the electronic filing system established by the Texas Supreme Court, to the statewide electronic filing system fund, to certain court fees and court costs, and to recovery of electronic filing fees by taxing units; imposing and authorizing certain fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1422 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the use of digitized signatures for pleadings and orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 316 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the designation of property tax agents. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1207 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2017 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2357 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 1192 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1358 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to electronically transmitting a warrant for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Public Health
SB 1401 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1402 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2585 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to digital or electronic signatures and witness signatures on advance directives. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2233 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the regulation of debt management service providers and a study regarding the business of consumer debt settlement. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 732 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to recording requirements for certain documents. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3261 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use of electronic signatures in the administration of health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2867 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the effect of electronic or original signatures in certain documents. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 613 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to a study of the feasibility of permitting the change of voter registration information by digital transmission and, if feasible, permitting voter registrars to accept changes of registration information submitted by digital transmission. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 615 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring voter registrars to accept voter registration applications and digital signatures on voter registration applications submitted by digital transmission. House: Elections Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2914 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state fiscal matters; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1032 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters, including electronic records and signatures used or accepted by the comptroller, rulemaking about the rollback tax rate limit, the intellectual property of the comptroller, the collection of delinquent taxes and debts to the state, state property accounting, advisory committees, determining the fiscal year to charge for certain state expenditures, financial reporting by state agencies, administration of the energy management center, longevity pay, hazardous duty pay, temporary reassignments of state employees, automatic payment of interest to vendors, the applicability and collection of 9-1-1 fees and surcharges, the payment of credit interest on local revenue funds, the deadline for governmental entities to claim refund of the state hotel occupancy tax, and reports about the franchise tax credit for after school care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 806 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the use of electronic devices for the production and authentication of certain court documents. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 374 60-0 (1967) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to amending certain acts so as to permit facsimile signatures and facsimile seals to be used on certificates of special assessments; providing a penalty.
HB 659 57-0 (1961) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to repealing H. B. No. 725, Acts of the 54th Legislature; the use of fascimile signatures and seals upon public securities and instruments of payment.
SB 269 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to repealing a certain Act relating to the use of facsimile signatures and seals upon public securities and instruments of payments.
HB 578 53-0 (1953) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that at the direction of the Secretary of State his seal of office and his official signature in indorsements on bonds registered by him under said Statute may be his facsimile seal and his facsimile signature.

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