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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.

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LawJul 01, 2021 - Mississippi
MS House Bill 1156 - Mississippi substantively enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts paper and electronic notarization provisions.

LawJul 01, 2021 - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 910 - Legislative Bill 910 restructures the fees Notaries Public pay to be commissioned as a Notary into one fee and aligns statutory sections which prescribe the maximum fee that an Online Notary pays to become an Online Notary.

LawJan 01, 2021 - Alaska
AK House Bill 124 - House Bill 124 enacts permanent provisions for performing notarizations for remotely located individuals (remote online notarizations).

LawJan 01, 2021 - Rhode Island
RI Senate Bill 2136 - Senate Bill 2136 repeals Rhode Island’s current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with the Uniform Parentage Act.

LawJan 01, 2021 - Hawaii
HI Senate Bill 2275 - Senate Bill 2275 enacts portions of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA), authorizes remote online notarizations, and makes other changes to Hawaii’s Notary Public statutes.

LawDec 31, 2020 - Colorado
CO Senate Bill 20-096 - Senate Bill 20-096 authorizes Colorado Notaries to perform remote notarizations and prescribes rules for how to perform them.

LawDec 22, 2020 - Louisiana
LA House Bill 54 - House Bill 54 enacts digital identification card provisions with implications for Louisiana Notaries.

RuleNov 26, 2020 - Texas
TX Administrative Rule (Home Equity Loans) - A new administrative rule clarifies what it means to hold a real estate closing for a home equity loan at the offices of a lender, an attorney, or a title company, in compliance with the Texas Constitution.

LawNov 13, 2020 - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 247 - Legislative Bill 247 allows individuals to create an advance mental health care directive that must be signed before a Notary or two witnesses.

LawNov 05, 2020 - Michigan
MI House Bill 6297 - House Bill 6297 responds to the Michigan Supreme Court’s ruling that Governor Whitmer’s several executive orders on remote notarization and Notary commission extensions after April 30, 2020 were invalid by authorizing Notaries to temporarily perform remote notarizations and extending Notary commissions that expired from March 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 to the end of the year.

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