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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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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.

LawNov 05, 2020 - Michigan
MI House Bill 6294 - House Bill 6294 provides temporary rules for notarizing estate planning documents by remote notarization.

LawOct 29, 2020 - Pennsylvania
PA House Bill 2370 - House Bill 2370 authorizes Notaries Public in Pennsylvania, effective immediately, to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals (remote online notarization).

LawOct 21, 2020 - Minnesota
MN House File 15 - House File 15 allows any Minnesota notarial officer to perform remote notarizations on any real property document that must be recorded during the peacetime public health emergency and for 60 days after it ends.

RuleOct 14, 2020 - Iowa
IA Emergency Rule (2020) - In an emergency rule adopted by the Iowa Secretary of State, applicants for a Notary commission will no longer be required to take a training course as a requirement for a commission.

LawOct 12, 2020 - Vermont
VT Senate Bill 220 - Senate Bill 220 makes technical changes regarding professions and occupations regulated by the Secretary of State’s Office of Professional Regulation.

LawOct 09, 2020 - Washington DC
DC B 23-0758 - The District of Columbia has enacted a second temporary authorization for Notaries to perform remote notarial acts.

LawOct 01, 2020 - Washington
WA Senate Bill 5641 - Senate Bill 5641 authorizes Washington electronic records Notaries Public to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals (remote online notarizations).

LawOct 01, 2020 - Maryland
MD Senate Bill 678 - Senate Bill enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) and provisions for remote online notarization.

LawOct 01, 2020 - Maryland
MD Senate Bill 636 - Senate Bill 636 pushes back the effective date of the mandatory Notary education and examination requirements until October 1, 2021.

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