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MD Guidance on Remote Notarizations (5/11/20)

Notary Law Update: MD Guidance on Remote Notarizations (5/11/20)

State: Maryland

Summary:

Revised guidance from the Maryland Secretary of State on remote notarization during the COVID-19 crisis adds new technology providers.

Signed:  May 11, 2020

Effective:  May 11, 2020

Chapter: N/A

Affects:

All Maryland Notaries Public.

Changes:
  1. Adds Digital Delivery, eNotaryLog and Simply Secure Sign as vendors Maryland Notaries may consider using to perform remote notarizations.
Analysis:

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Maryland Secretary of State has revised its guidance on remote notarizations several times. The most recent guidance includes the names of three new technology providers that provide remote online notarization systems. All other guidance remains the same.

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