H.R. 3808 - Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010

Law. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
To require any Federal or State court to recognize any notarization made by a notary public licensed by a State other than the State where the court is located when such notarization occurs in or affects interstate commerce. (by CRS) 
Status:
The president has vetoed the bill. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 27, 2010.

Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010

H.R. 3808 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
To require any Federal or State court to recognize any notarization made by a notary public licensed by a State other than the State where the court is located when such notarization occurs in or affects interstate commerce. (by CRS)
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Title
To require any Federal or State court to recognize any notarization made by a notary public licensed by a State other than the State where the court is located when such notarization occurs in or affects interstate commerce.
Other Titles
  • Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2009
  • Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010
  • Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010
Sponsor
Robert Aderholt
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Federal appellate courts
  • Federal district courts
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Licensing and registrations
  • State and local courts
  • State and local government operations
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    Major Actions
    Introduced10/14/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House4/27/2010
    Passed Senate9/27/2010
    Vetoed by President10/08/2010
    Vetoed by Governor10/08/2010
    Vetoed by Governor10/08/2010
    Failed passage in House11/17/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.4/27/2010PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/27/2010PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn Passage of the Bill, the Objections of the President Notwithstanding: H.R. 3808 To require any Federal or State court to recognize any notarization made by a notary public licensed by a State other than the State where the court is located when such notarization occurs in or affects interstate commerce11/17/2010This bill DID NOT PASS the House
    185 voted YES 235 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced10/14/2009
    10/14/2009Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
    1/04/2010Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy.
    4/27/2010Ms. Baldwin moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    4/27/2010Considered under suspension of the rules.
    4/27/2010DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3808.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/27/2010On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
    4/28/2010Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    9/27/2010Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/27/2010Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    Presented to President9/27/2010Cleared for White House.
    9/28/2010Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President9/30/2010Presented to President.
    Vetoed10/08/2010Vetoed by President. (text of veto message: CR 11/15/2010 H7402)
    11/15/2010VETO MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT - The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President on H.R. 3808. The objections of the President were spread at large upon the Journal, and the veto message was ordered to be printed as a House Document No. 111-152. Pursuant to the order of the House of earlier today, further consideration of the veto message and the bill are postponed until the legislative day of Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, and that on that legislative day, the House shall proceed to the constitutional question of reconsideration and dispose of such question without intervening motion.
    11/17/2010DEBATE LIMITATION - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that debate on passing H.R. 3808, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding, be limited to 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. Agreed to without objection.
    11/17/2010Pursuant to the order of the House of November 15, 2010, the Chair announced that the unfinished business was the further consideration of the veto message of the President on H.R. 3808.
    11/17/2010DEBATE - Pursuant to the order of the House of today, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the veto message from the President on H.R. 3808, equally divided and controlled.
    11/17/2010POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of the allotted debate time, the Chair announced that under the Constitution, the yeas and nays were ordered on the question of passage upon reconsideration, the objection of the President to the contrary notwithstanding. The Chair further announced that further proceedings on that question would be postponed until a time to be announced.
    11/17/2010UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of passage of H.R. 3808 on reconsideration, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding, and on motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
    11/17/2010Motion to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committee on Judiciary.
    11/17/2010On motion to refer the bill and the accompanying veto message to the Committee on the Judiciary. Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage11/17/2010On Passage of the Bill, the Objections of the President Notwithstanding: H.R. 3808 To require any Federal or State court to recognize any notarization made by a notary public licensed by a State other than the State where the court is located when such notarization occurs in or affects interstate commerce
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $6,100
    $6,100
    3.9 times as much
    $24,001
    $24,001
    1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    1 organization supported this bill

    U.S. PIRG
    Talev, Margaret (2010, October 7). Obama to veto bill over fear it will cause more foreclosures. Retrieved October 8, 2010, from Sun Herald.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    National Association of Secretaries of State
    NASS (2010, February 1). NASS Resolution in Opposition to H.R. 3808 “The Interstate Recognition of Notarization Act”. Retrieved October 8, 2010, from NASS.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
    Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$250Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$4,350$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,751Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$-4,600Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,250Yes
    Alan FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$750Yes
    Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$500Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$-2,000Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,000Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$500Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,000Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$500Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,650Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,250Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$250Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$0$250Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$200Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$500Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$4,600Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$700Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$4,600Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$0$4,600Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$250Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$250Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,000Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
    Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$0$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$250Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$4,350$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,751Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,000Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$-4,600Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,250Yes
    Alan FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$750Yes
    Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$500Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$-2,000Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,000Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$500Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,000Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,750$500Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,650Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,250Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$250Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$0$250Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$200Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$500Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$4,600Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$700Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$4,600Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$0$4,600Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$250Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$250Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$1,000Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$6,100

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Public official (elected or appointed)$24,001
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