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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 Legal Case Designates a legal case
Notary Executive Order Designates an executive order
Notary Guidance Designates guidance
Notary Law Designates legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates an administrative regulation or rule

GuidanceMar 24, 2020 - Vermont
VT Guidance on Remote Notarization - The Vermont Secretary of State has issued guidance on its emergency rules for remote notarization during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Executive OrderMar 23, 2020 - New Hampshire
NH Governor's Emergency Order #11 (2020) - Governor Sununu of New Hampshire issues a temporary order authorizing Notaries to perform remote online notarizations (RON).

Executive OrderMar 23, 2020 - Connecticut
CT Executive Order No. 7K (2020) - Connecticut Governor Lamont issues a temporary executive order related to the performance of remote online notarial acts in Connecticut.

Executive OrderMar 23, 2020 - Iowa
IA Governor Proclamations (Remote Notarization) - Iowa Governor Reynolds issues a temporary order allowing remote online notarizations (RON) to be performed immediately.

Executive OrderMar 22, 2020 - Pennsylvania
PA Governor Executive Order (Court Reporters) - Pennsylvania Governor Wolf signed an executive order temporarily granting court reporters who are Notaries reprieve from the physical presence notarization rule.

GuidanceMar 22, 2020 - Iowa
IA Waiver Guidance on Remote Online Notarization (2020) - The Iowa Secretary of State has issued guidance on performing notarial acts for remotely located individuals under the Governor's executive order waiving the requirement of personal appearance for notarial acts.

Executive OrderMar 20, 2020 - New York
NY Governor Executive Order 202.7 (2020) - New York Governor Cuomo issues a temporary executive order allowing notarizations to be performed using communication technology.

Executive OrderMar 19, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Governor's Executive Order 2020-8 - The Arizona Governor issues an order that law enforcement, state government agencies, and county and municipal governments must accept as identification an Arizona Driver License that expires between March 1, 2020, and September 1, 2020, for 6 months beyond the expiration date.

Legal CaseMar 18, 2020 - Florida
FL Supreme Court Administrative Orders (2020) - Florida Supreme Court administrative orders allows all Notaries to administer oaths remotely by audio-video communication.

GuidanceMar 18, 2020 - Wisconsin
WI Emergency Guidance On Remote Online Notarization (2020) - The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions released emergency guidance on remote online notarizations during the COVID-19 crisis in response to Governor Evers' Executive Order #72.

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