H.R. 3808 (111th): Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010


Oct 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Vetoed & Override Failed in House on Nov 17, 2010

This bill was vetoed. The House attempted to override the veto on November 17, 2010 but failed.


Robert Aderholt

Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
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About the bill

Full 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.

Summary (CRS)

9/27/2010--Passed Senate without amendment.Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010 - Requires each federal and state court to recognize any lawful notarization occurring in or affecting interstate commerce which is ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 14, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 27, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 2010

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Nov 17, 2010
House Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the House. The bill is now dead.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3808”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Nov 17, 2010 5:24 p.m.
Failed 185/235

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H.R. 1979 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 10, 2007

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