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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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LawJul 01, 2023 - Maine
ME House Paper 1503 - Maine becomes the latest state to enact the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts and the forty-first state to enact permanent remote notarization provisions.

LawAug 12, 2022 - Arizona
AZ House Bill 2645 - House Bill 2645 toughens the penalties and consequences for Notaries Public who fail to comply with the requirement to makes notifications of a lost journal or stamping device.

LawJul 23, 2022 - Arizona
AZ House Bill 2612 - House Bill 2612 removes requirements relating to the character of an applicant for an occupational license, including as a Notary Public.

LawJul 01, 2022 - Colorado
CO Senate Bill 21-199 - Senate Bill 21-199 requires the Secretary of State to verify the lawful presence in the United States of any applicant for a Notary commission by checking certain forms of ID, as specified, or receiving an affidavit from the applicant.

LawJul 01, 2022 - Georgia
GA Senate Bill 96 - Senate Bill 96 authorizes Notaries to accept a U.S. Veterans Health Identification Card as satisfactory evidence of identity for a notarial act.

LawJun 30, 2022 - Arizona
AZ Senate Bill 1115 - Arizona enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA), strengthening Arizona’s Notary Public statutes.

LawJun 22, 2022 - New York
NY Senate 1780 - Senate 1780 authorizes Notaries to perform electronic notarial acts and use video conference technology to notarize electronic documents for remote signers. 

Rule/Regulation May 27, 2022 - Mississippi
MS Administrative Rule (2022) - Mississippi's administrative rules for Notaries have been amended to include definitions of the terms "oath" and "affirmation."

LawMay 16, 2022 - South Carolina
SC House Bill 5338 - House Bill 5338 approves the Secretary of State’s electronic notarization regulations.

LawMay 03, 2022 - Utah
UT House Bill 328 - House Bill corrects a pointer reference in the definition of "satisfactory evidence of identity" in UCA 46-1-2(19)(c)(i).