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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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LegislationJan 01, 2025 - Oregon
OR House Bill 2531 - House Bill 2531 makes a simple pointer reference change to a statute that had been renumbered in two sections of Oregon's Notary Public statutes.

LegislationJan 01, 2025 - Texas
TX House Bill 4504 - House Bill 4504 makes a non-substantive statute reference change to the Government Code related to a Notary's exemption from the requirement to record certain oaths in their journals.

LegislationJul 01, 2024 - Minnesota
MN House File 1830 - House File requires the school manager or owner to have their signatures notarized on a proof of completion for hair technician training completed at their school.

LegislationJul 01, 2024 - North Carolina
NC Senate Bill 552 - Senate Bill 552 amends last year’s remote electronic notarization bill before it took effect, makes Notary seal changes, and requires all Notaries to keep a journal of notarial acts, among other changes.

LegislationJul 01, 2024 - Michigan
MI House Bill 4644 - Michigan enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, authorizing a power of attorney to be acknowledged before a Notary or other official authorized to take acknowledgments and granting a presumption of genuineness to a power of attorney that is.

LegislationJul 01, 2024 - New Hampshire
NH House Bill 68 - New Hampshire becomes the most recent state to enact the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, authorizing a transfer on death deed to convey property without going through probate.

LegislationFeb 02, 2024 - West Virginia
WV House Bill 5332 - House Bill 5332 waives the high school diploma or equivalent requirement for Notaries commissioned prior to January 1, 2018.

Rule/Regulation Jan 22, 2024 - Maryland
MD Administrative Regulations (2024) - A new regulation from the Maryland Secretary of State raises the commission application fee, but also raises fees Notaries may charge for their services.

Rule/Regulation Jan 10, 2024 - New York
NY Administrative Regulations (2024) - A regulation adopted by the New York Office of Information Services clarifies that Notaries performing notarial acts on electronic records must identify a signer and use an electronic signature that complies with regulations issued by the Department of State.

LegislationJan 01, 2024 - Oregon
OR House Bill 2329 - House Bill 2329 authorizes a Notary to notarize the signature of a principal on a document for appointment of person to make decisions concerning disposition of remains and declaration for mental health treatment.