Senate State Government Committee
Monday June 5
Off The Floor
To consider the same bills from the postponed May 23 committee meeting.
Makes various technical changes as well as changes relating to : the term of appointment and qualifications of the Inspector General; granting of subpoena power to the Inspector General; ensure proper investigation of criminal activities by appropriate authorities; allows the Inspector General to investi gate and file criminal charges for certain types of violations; and annual reports to the General Assembly.
Adds a definition for “identity proofing;” clarifies both the mea ning of personal appearance and the use of short form certificates within the context of audio visual communications; adds requirements for journal entries for audio visual communications; requires the Department of State to publish p roposed regulations regarding performance of notarial acts by means of audio visual communication within eighteen mont hs; changes the effective date of the Act to be aligned with date of adoption of regulations.