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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 Law Designates Notary legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates a Notary administrative regulation or rule

LawMay  17,  2017  - Washington DC
DC B21-0724 - DC B21-0724 establishes rules for the performance of nonlegal immigration services by non-attorney immigration service providers who charge a fee for their services.

LawMay  08,  2017  - Utah
UT House Bill 320 - House Bill 320 makes numerous changes to Utah’s Notary laws, including allowing Notaries to perform signature witnessings, specifying notarial certificate forms, and making changes related to Notary commissions.

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.

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