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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 Senate Bill 2037 - Senate Bill 2037 for the first time regulates "Notary remittance agents" who submit applications on behalf individuals seeking a Notary commission.

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.

RuleNov 01, 2019 - Utah
Utah Administrative Rules (2019) - A new rule issued by the Utah Lieutenant Governor prescribes standards for remote online notarization.

Executive OrderOct 30, 2019 - Colorado
CO Governor Executive Order B 2019 013 - Executive Order B 2019 013 authorizes Colorado digital IDs driver licenses and non-driver identification to be accepted as a legal form of personal identification for use in Colorado.

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.

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