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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 01, 2020 - Wyoming
WY House Bill 5 - Wyoming will now allow residents to obtain a digital driver's license and identification card to supplement the use of physical IDs.

LawJul 01, 2020 - South Dakota
SD Senate Bill 148 - South Dakota enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), requiring a power of attorney to be acknowledged before a Notary or other officer authorized to take acknowledgments.

LawJul 01, 2020 - Virginia
VA House Bill 1222 - House Bill 1222 expands the list of acceptable IDs a Notary may accept as satisfactory evidence of identity.

LawJul 01, 2020 - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 186 - Legislative Bill 186 authorizes Notaries to register as online Notaries and perform remote online notarizations.

LawJul 01, 2020 - Iowa
IA Senate File 475 - Senate File 475 authorizes Notaries to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals (remote online notarization) by enacting the 2018 Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts amendments.

RuleJul 01, 2020 - Iowa
IA Administrative Rules (2020) - The Iowa Secretary of State has adopted rules related to notarizing records for remotely located individuals.

RuleJul 01, 2020 - Nebraska
NE Administrative Rules (2020) - The Nebraska Secretary of State has adopted revised rules for Notary commissions, electronic Notary registration and electronic notarial acts, and online notarizations.

LawJul 01, 2020 - Indiana
IN Senate Bill 340 - Senate Bill 340 requires Notaries to perform two notarial acts – an acknowledgment and proof of execution – on document that will be recorded in an Indiana county.

RuleJul 01, 2020 - Oregon
OR Temporary Remote Notarization Rules - The Oregon Secretary of State has adopted temporary rules for remote notarization.

LawJul 01, 2020 - North Carolina
NC House Bill 1023 - House Bill 1023 extends the sunset of two temporary COVID-19 Notary provisions previously enacted by Senate Bill 704 that were set to expire on August 1, 2020.

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