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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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RuleJan 01, 2021 - Alaska
AK Administrative Rules (2020) - The Alaska Lieutenant Governor has adopted final rules to implement remote online notarization in Alaska.

LawDec 31, 2020 - Colorado
CO Senate Bill 20-096 - Senate Bill 20-096 authorizes Colorado Notaries to perform remote notarizations and prescribes rules for how to perform them.

RuleDec 31, 2020 - Colorado
CO Administrative Rules (2020) - The Colorado Secretary of State has adopted permanent rules for remote online notarization.

LawDec 30, 2020 - Michigan
MI Senate Bill 1187 - Senate Bill 1187 extends Notary commissions that have expired during the COVID-19 pandemic further and also extends Michigan's remote ink-signed notarization authorization.

LawDec 30, 2020 - Michigan
MI Senate Bill 1188 - Senate Bill 1188 requires a Michigan county register of deeds to record a paper printout of an electronic document that has been notarized in compliance with Michigan’s Notary statutes if it does not have an electronic recording system that allows it to record electronic real property documents.

LawDec 22, 2020 - Louisiana
LA House Bill 54 - House Bill 54 enacts digital identification card provisions with implications for Louisiana Notaries.

RuleNov 26, 2020 - Texas
TX Administrative Rule (Home Equity Loans) - A new administrative rule clarifies what it means to hold a real estate closing for a home equity loan at the offices of a lender, an attorney, or a title company, in compliance with the Texas Constitution.

LawNov 13, 2020 - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 247 - Legislative Bill 247 allows individuals to create an advance mental health care directive that must be signed before a Notary or two witnesses.

LawNov 05, 2020 - Michigan
MI House Bill 6297 - House Bill 6297 responds to the Michigan Supreme Court’s ruling that Governor Whitmer’s several executive orders on remote notarization and Notary commission extensions after April 30, 2020 were invalid by authorizing Notaries to temporarily perform remote notarizations and extending Notary commissions that expired from March 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 to the end of the year.

LawNov 05, 2020 - Michigan
MI House Bill 6296 - House Bill 6294 requires a Michigan county register of deeds to record a paper printout of an electronic document that has been notarized in compliance with Michigan’s Notary statutes if it does not have an electronic recording system that allows it to record electronic real property documents.

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