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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.

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.

LawOct 21, 2020 - Minnesota
MN House File 15 - House File 15 allows any Minnesota notarial officer to perform remote notarizations on any real property document that must be recorded during the peacetime public health emergency and for 60 days after it ends.

RuleOct 14, 2020 - Iowa
IA Emergency Rule (2020) - In an emergency rule adopted by the Iowa Secretary of State, applicants for a Notary commission will no longer be required to take a training course as a requirement for a commission.

LawOct 09, 2020 - Washington DC
DC B 23-0758 - The District of Columbia has enacted a second temporary authorization for Notaries to perform remote notarial acts.

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