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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 01, 2020 - Washington
WA Senate Bill 5641 - Senate Bill 5641 authorizes Washington electronic records Notaries Public to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals (remote online notarizations).

LawOct 01, 2020 - Maryland
MD Senate Bill 678 - Senate Bill enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) and provisions for remote online notarization.

LawOct 01, 2020 - Maryland
MD Senate Bill 636 - Senate Bill 636 pushes back the effective date of the mandatory Notary education and examination requirements until October 1, 2021.

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