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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2020-00819


CCR details

Tracking Number 2020-00819
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1505 Department of State
Agency 1505 Secretary of State
CCR Number 8 CCR 1505-11
CCR Title NOTARY PROGRAM RULES

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 10/15/2020
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2020-00819.rtf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2020-00819.pdf
Statutory Authority Section 24-21-527(1)(a), (c), (e), (g), and (h), C.R.S., (2020).
Description of Subjects/Issues The Secretary is considering amendments to the Colorado Secretary of State Notary Program Rules in order to ensure the uniform and proper administration, implementation, and enforcement of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) and legislation recently passed by the Colorado General Assembly; Senate Bill 20-096 concerning remote notarization. The Secretary may consider additional rule amendments including revisions necessary to eliminate obsolete provisions; remove references to repealed statutory provisions; simplify the language of existing rules; remove language that is duplicative of statute or constitutional provisions; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards. The Secretary may consider additional rule amendments.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The Secretary permanently adopted amendments to the Colorado Secretary of State Notary Program Rules in order to ensure the uniform and proper administration, implementation, and enforcement of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) and legislation recently passed by the Colorado General Assembly; Senate Bill 20-096 concerning remote notarization. Please see the attached Notice of Adoption (includes statement of basis with the adopted rules). [The Secretary simultaneously adopted on a temporary basis under tracking number 2020-00932.]
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2020-00819.pdf
Comments The Secretary permanently adopted amendments to the Colorado Secretary of State Notary Program Rules in order to ensure the uniform and proper administration, implementation, and enforcement of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) and legislation recently passed by the Colorado General Assembly; Senate Bill 20-096 concerning remote notarization. Please see the attached Notice of Adoption (includes statement of basis with the adopted rules). [The Secretary simultaneously adopted on a temporary basis under tracking number 2020-00932.]
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number SB20-096
Hearing Date 11/16/2020
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Register for the webinar rulemaking hearing at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1572827603488500751.
Contact Name Andrea Gyger
Contact Title Dept. Rulemaking Program Manager
Contact Telephone 303-894-2200 x6329
Contact email sos.rulemaking@sos.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02020-00819.rtf
Redline Redline2020-00819.rtf
Adopted Date 12/01/2020
AGO requested date 12/01/2020
Attorney General Opinion 12/18/2020
Colorado Register publication date 01/10/2021
Effective Date 01/30/2021
Inserted into CCR 01/28/2021