Senators Rodriguez and Holbert, co-prime sponsors, explained HB 19-1167, concerning an authorization for notaries public to perform notarial acts using audio-video communication.
Senator Holbert discussed how the bill will protect privacy concerns of people who have documents notarized electronically.
Committee discussion followed about attempts to pass similar measures in previous legislative sessions. The committee further discussed recommendations of the Uniform Law Commission and how remote testimony works. Discussion returned to ensuring data privacy and protecting consumers.