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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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LawJul 25, 2019 - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1119 - House Bill 1119 allows nonresident spouses of a U.S. military service member employed or operating a business in Arkansas may apply to become an Arkansas Notary.

LawJul 01, 2019 - Tennessee
TN Senate Bill 1758/House Bill 194 - Tennessee becomes the fifth state to authorize Notaries to perform online electronic notarizations.

LawJul 01, 2019 - Indiana
IN Senate Bill 372 - Senate Bill 372 "cleans up" last year's Senate Bill 532 and adds provisions for electronic and remote notarization.

LawJul 01, 2019 - Rhode Island
RI House Bill 7080/Senate Bill 2145 - Rhode Island enacts the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act, allowing Notaries to notarize electronic real property documents with electronic signatures.

LawJul 01, 2019 - Vermont
VT House Bill 526 - House Bill 526 enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts, bringing welcome changes to Vermont's Notary statutes.

LawJul 01, 2019 - Maine
ME Legislative Docket 123 - In a massive probate bill, Maine enacts provisions related to self-proved wills, powers of attorney, parental affidavits and transfer on death deeds that affect Notaries.

LawJul 01, 2019 - Virginia
VA House Bill 2542 - Allows a parent or guardian to delegate temporary custody of a minor child for 180 days by signing and having notarized a power of attorney.

LawJul 01, 2019 - South Dakota
SD House Bill 1272 - House Bill 1272 enacts remote online notarization provisions for tangible (paper) documents and other provisions affecting Notary seals and notarial acts.

LawJun 30, 2019 - Arizona
AZ House Bill 2656 - House Bill 2656 enacts provisions related to the creation of an electronic last will and testament.

LawJun 07, 2019 - West Virginia
WV Senate Bill 669 - Senate Bill 669 enacts provisions authorizing the appointment of commissioners to take acknowledgments on documents by persons residing outside of West Virginia.

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