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New Notary Laws

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

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Rule/Regulation Sep 01, 2023 - Colorado
CO Permanent Rule (2023) - A new permanent rule amendment modifies provisions related to the use of interpreters by Notaries and remote notarization systems.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Texas
TX House Bill 255 - House Bill 255 prohibits a Notary from improperly using a seal, allows a Notary to record a government-issued ID card or U.S. passport expiration date in the Notary’s record book, and increases the fees a Notary may charge for most notarial acts.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Texas
TX House Bill 2559 - TX House Bill 2559 adds retired justices of the peace, the comptroller of public accounts, or a former comptroller of public accounts to the list of individuals authorized to administer an oath.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Texas
TX House Bill 3474 - Clarifies that a Notary Public has the same authority as the county clerk to take depositions as provided in Section 20.001 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

LegislationAug 01, 2023 - Delaware
DE Senate Bill 262 (2022) - Delaware enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts and its provisions authorizing Notaries to notarize for remotely located individuals (remote notarization).

LegislationAug 01, 2023 - North Dakota
ND House Bill 1054 - House Bill 1054 requires applicants for a Notary commission to provide all important information is gathered in the application form for a commission and adjusts the timeframe for those seeking renewal of their commissions.

LegislationAug 01, 2023 - North Dakota
ND House Bill 1083 - House Bill 1083 allows Notaries to perform acknowledgments for remotely located individuals on tangible records and provides rules for these “paper remote online notarizations.”

LegislationAug 01, 2023 - Alabama
AL Senate Bill 55 - Senate Bill 55 allows an adult to create a supportive decision-making agreement that must be signed in the presence of a Notary Public.

LegislationAug 01, 2023 - Louisiana
LA House Bill 537 - House Bill 537 prohibits the purchase, lease, or otherwise acquisition of immovable property by foreign adversaries or persons connected with a foreign adversary, but creates protections for Notaries Public involved in such transactions.

LegislationAug 01, 2023 - Louisiana
LA House Bill 227 - House Bill 227 authorizes the use of a Notary’s or ex officio Notary’s electronic signature on a sworn traffic citation that is to be used as a lawful complaint submitted to a court for the purpose of prosecution.