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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.

Notary Law Designates Notary legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates a Notary administrative regulation or rule

LawJan  01,  2018  - Wyoming
WY Senate File 105 - Wyoming enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), allowing a principal to sign a power of attorney or direct another person to sign the power of attorney in the principal's conscious presence, granting an acknowledged power of attorney a presumption of genuineness, and providing a statutory power of attorney form.

LawAug  03,  2017  - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1479 - House Bill 1479 puts electronic notarization rules into the Arkansas Statutes.

LawAug  03,  2017  - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1450 - HB 1450 allows Notaries to set their own reasonable fees, authorizes Notaries to refuse to perform a notarial act under certain circumstances, provides rules for a signature by mark and signature by third party, and provides rules for notarial certificates.

LawAug  01,  2017  - North Dakota
ND House Bill 1316 - House Bill 1316 reduces the commission term of a North Dakota Notary to four years and makes other miscellaneous changes.

LawJul  01,  2017  - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 465 - Nebraska LB 465 enacts specific statutory rules for electronic notarization effective July 1, 2017.

LawMay  17,  2017  - Washington DC
DC B21-0724 - DC B21-0724 establishes rules for the performance of nonlegal immigration services by non-attorney immigration service providers who charge a fee for their services.

LawJan  04,  2017  - Massachusetts
MA Senate Bill 2064 - Senate Bill 2064 puts most of the Governor’s Executive Order of 2004 into statute, and makes additional changes to the statutes related to Notaries Public.

LawJan  04,  2017  - Massachusetts
MA Executive Order 571 - Executive Order 571 rescinds Executive Order 455 (2004) regulating the conduct of Notaries Public.

LawJan  01,  2017  - Washington
WA Senate Bill 5635 - Washington state enacts a modified version of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. The Act requires a power of attorney under the act to be acknowledged before a Notary or two qualifying witnesses, but accords a power of attorney that is notarized a presumption of genuineness.

LawJan  01,  2017  - Alaska
AK House Bill 8 - House Bill 8 adds some important clarifications on how powers of attorney are signed and notarized.

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