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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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LawMar 27, 2017 - Arizona
AZ Senate Bill 1078 - Senate Bill 1078 transfers rulemaking authority for electronic and digital signatures used by state agencies and Notaries from the Secretary of State to the Department of Administration.

RuleMar 10, 2017 - Washington DC
DC Administrative Rule (2017) - A final regulation setting the fee Notaries may charge at $5 became effective March 10, 2017.

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.

LawJan 01, 2017 - California
CA Assembly Bill 2217 - Assembly Bill 2217 raises the fees Notaries may charge for the first time since 1994.

LawJan 01, 2017 - Wyoming
WY House Bill 107 - Wyoming enacts the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA), allowing electronic real property documents to be notarized and recorded electronically.

LawJan 01, 2017 - California
CA Sentate Bill 974 - Senate Bill 974 requires Notaries to present ID when qualifying for their commissions in person at the county clerk's office and allows them to communicate with the Secretary of State's office by a means of delivery that provides a receipt, and not just by certified or registered mail.

LawJan 01, 2017 - California
CA Assembly Bill 2143 - AB 2143 now allows a Notary to electronically notarize any electronic real property document that meets the requirements of Government Code Section 27201.

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