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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

LawAug  01,  2014  - Minnesota
MN House File 155 - House File 155 raises the fee Notaries may charge for most notarial acts from $1 to $5.

LawAug  01,  2014  - Louisiana
LA House Bill 462 - HB 462 authorizes specially designated commissioned officers of the office of the state fire marshal to have ex-officio notarial powers to administer oaths and receive sworn statements in matters incident to their duties.

LawAug  01,  2014  - Louisiana
LA House Bill 197 - HB 197 authorizes a fire chief of a municipal or parish fire department to appoint up to 3 employees who may take acknowledgments, administer oaths and execute affidavits with respect to matters within the office of the municipal or parish fire department.

LawAug  01,  2014  - Louisiana
LA Senate Bill 307 - Senate Bill 307 amends provisions related to the appointment and duties of employees as ex-officio Notaries Public who are appointed by the director of a hospital service district hospital.

LawJul  21,  2014  - Alaska
AK House Bill 60 - House Bill 60 enacts the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, authorizing a property owner to transfer interest in the property to a beneficiary upon the death of the owner through a Transfer on Death Deed that must be notarized and filed in the local land records.

LawJul  09,  2014  - Pennsylvania
PA Senate Bill 1001 - Senate Bill 1001 corrects an error related to the time for filing a Notary applicant’s bond, oath and commission that was enacted in House Bill 25 of 2013 (Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts), removes the requirement that applicants obtain a senatorial endorsement on their applications for commissioning as a Notary, and permits the Department of State to promulgate regulations requiring applicants for a commission to submit criminal history record information.

LawJul  01,  2014  - Wyoming
WY House Bill 19 - House Bill 19 raises the fees Notaries may charge from $2 to $5.

LawJul  01,  2014  - South Dakota
SD House Bill 1077 - South Dakota enacts the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, authorizing a property owner to transfer interest in the property to a beneficiary upon the death of the owner through a Transfer on Death Deed that must be acknowledged before a Notary or notarial officer and filed in the local land records.

LawJul  01,  2014  - South Dakota
SD Senate Bill 68 - Senate Bill 68 enacts the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act, authorizing a South Dakota county register of deeds to electronically record real property documents. The bill allows Notaries to use electronic signatures in notarizing electronic real property documents.

LawJul  01,  2014  - Indiana
IN House Bill 1041 - House Bill 1041 adds to the list certain members of the Indiana National Guard who may take acknowledgments and administer oaths in matters related to the service of an active or reserve duty member of the Guard.

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