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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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RuleJul 01, 2018 - Washington
WA Administrative Rules (2018) - New administrative rules implement the Washington enactment of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts by adding provisions related to the notarization of electronic records and many other changes.

LawJul 01, 2018 - Virginia
VA House Bill 1343 - House Bill 1343 allows an employer to require that an employee-Notary surrender the fee for a notarization performed during the course of the employee's employment.

LawJul 01, 2018 - Maine
ME Legislative Docket 846 - Legislative Docket 846 enacts the Revised Uniform Fiduciary to Digital Assets Act.

LawJun 05, 2018 - West Virginia
WV Senate Bill 102 - Senate Bill 102 enacts the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, allowing an individual to grant the power of accessing and controlling the individual’s electronic communications and digital assets in a power of attorney that must be acknowledged before a Notary.

LawJun 03, 2018 - West Virginia
WV House Bill 4207 - House Bill 4207 establishes an online Notary commission application system, specifies the content of the oath an applicant must make on an application for a commission and eliminates the $1,000 "assurance" (bond, liability insurance) requirement.

LawMay 30, 2018 - South Dakota
SD House Bill 1085 - House Bill 1085 allows an individual to make an unsworn declaration under penalty of perjury instead of a sworn statement made before a Notary for certain statements made in the United States.

LawMay 18, 2018 - Utah
UT Senate Bill 188 - Senate Bill 188 enacts the Uniform Unsworn Declarations Act, allowing unsworn declarations of many types to replace sworn statements before a Notary.

LawMay 15, 2018 - Louisiana
LA Senate Bill 92 - Senate Bill 92 clarifies that the statewide examination must be held not less than twice per year and allows the Secretary of State to select when to administer it.

LawMay 12, 2018 - Utah
UT House Bill 94 - House Bill 94 enacts the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, creating a transfer on death deed that must be notarized.

LawApr 18, 2018 - Wisconsin
WI Assembly Bill 655 - Assembly Bill 655 allows an adult with a functional impairment to create a supported decision-making agreement that may be notarized.

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