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Notary Laws

Notary Law Updates By State

Use this database to find updated Notary laws and regulations in your state or jurisdiction.

Notary Law Designates Notary legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates a Notary administrative regulation or rule

LawJul  01,  2015  - Florida
FL Senate Bill 526 - Senate Bill 526 allows various correctional officers who have the power to administer oaths and affirmations to administer oaths and affirmations using reliable electronic means without the oath-taker or affiant physically present.

LawJul  01,  2015  - Nevada
NV Assembly Bill 65 - AB 65 amends the laws related to Notaries Public, documentation preparation services and the issuance of authentications by the Secretary of State.

LawJul  01,  2015  - South Dakota
SD House Bill 1082 - House Bill 1082 allows a law enforcement officer, in lieu of verification under oath, to sign a statement printed or written on a complaint or summons for a Class 2 misdemeanor or a petty offense under penalty of perjury.

LawJun  19,  2015  - Texas
TX Senate Bill 1881 - SB 1881 authorizes an adult with a disability to voluntarily, without undue influence or coercion, or without creating a guardianship, enter into a supported decision-making agreement with a supporter.

LawJun  17,  2015  - California
CA Assembly Bill 60 - Assembly Bill 60 prohibits an immigration consultant from charging an advance fee for services to any person under the immigration reform act, which includes any acts by Congress after October 5, 2013 or any future executive actions by the president, including the action announced on November 20, 2014.

LawJun  10,  2015  - Louisiana
LA House Concurrrent Resolution 218 - Louisiana HCR 218 requires the Louisiana State Law Institute to study electronic notarization, including provisions related to Virginia's enactment of "remote" presence before a Notary via audio-video technology and report back its findings to the Legislature.

LawJun  09,  2015  - Nevada
NV Senate Bill 401 - Senate Bill 401 adds additional advertising restrictions for Notaries who are not attorneys and for document preparation service registrants (who are often also Notaries), requires applicants for a Notary commission or registration as a document preparation service provider to make an additional declaration when applying for a Notary commission or registration as a document preparation service provider, and clarifies that any consumer member of the public may file a complaint against Notaries or document preparation service providers who violate the laws applicable to Notaries and document preparation service providers.

LawJun  04,  2015  - Nevada
NV Assembly Bill 128 - Assembly Bill 128 creates a power of attorney for health care for persons with an intellectual disability, as defined.

LawMay  05,  2015  - New Hampshire
NH Senate Bill 94 - Senate Bill 94 construes the words "under oath" to mean that a matter is made under penalty of perjury without having a Notary or notarial officer administer the oath when used in connection with a document filed electronically with the court.

RuleApr  23,  2015  - Washington
WA Administrative Rule (WSR 15-08-010) - A new permanent administrative rule broadens the definition of satisfactory evidence of identity to allow passports and tribal identification documents to be presented to a Notary.

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