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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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LawJan 01, 2020 - Illinois
IL House Bill 2176 - House Bill 2176 modifies the requirements for Notaries who advertise notarial services in a foreign language.

LawNov 01, 2019 - Utah
UT House Bill 52 - House Bill 52 allows Notaries to perform remote notarizations, requires Notaries to undergo a background check when applying for a commission, and makes other changes.

LawOct 17, 2019 - Ohio
OH House Bill 166 - House Bill 166 requires a paper printout of an electronically notarized record to be accepted by county auditor, engineer, and recorder if certified to be a true copy of the electronic record by a Notary.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Montana
MT House Bill 370 - House Bill revises Montana's Notary statutes at many points, authorizes Notaries to perform new notarial acts and updates Montana's provisions allowing Notaries to perform remote notarizations.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Nevada
NV Senate Bill 223 - Senate Bill 223 removes the requirement for certain notarial acts that a Notary declare under penalty of perjury that a principal appears to be of sound mind and not under duress, fraud or undue influence.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Montana
MT Senate Bill 225 - Montana enacts the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, authorizing a property owner to transfer interest in the property to a beneficiary upon the death of the owner through a Transfer on Death Deed that must be notarized and filed in the local land records.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Connecticut
CT Senate Bill 320 - Senate Bill 320 prohibits anyone who is not an active licensed Connecticut attorney in good standing from conducting a real estate closing.

RuleSep 22, 2019 - Ohio
Ohio Administrative Rules (2019) - The Ohio Secretary of State publishes rules to implement the Notary Public Modernization Act of 2018.

LawSep 20, 2019 - Ohio
OH Senate Bill 263 - Senate Bill 263 enacts both extensive Notary reforms and online notarization provisions.

RuleSep 07, 2019 - Montana
MT Administrative Rule (2019) - The Montana Secretary of State has adopted new rules and repealed and amended existing rules in order to implement the requirements of House Bill 370, passed by the 2019 Montana Legislature.

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