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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 01, 2019 - Utah
UT House Bill 52 - House Bill 52 allows Notaries to perform remote notarizations, requires Notaries to undergo a background check when applying for a commission, and makes other changes.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Montana
MT House Bill 370 - House Bill revises Montana's Notary statutes at many points, authorizes Notaries to perform new notarial acts and updates Montana's provisions allowing Notaries to perform remote notarizations.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Nevada
NV Senate Bill 223 - Senate Bill 223 removes the requirement for certain notarial acts that a Notary declare under penalty of perjury that a principal appears to be of sound mind and not under duress, fraud or undue influence.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Montana
MT Senate Bill 225 - Montana enacts the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, authorizing a property owner to transfer interest in the property to a beneficiary upon the death of the owner through a Transfer on Death Deed that must be notarized and filed in the local land records.

LawOct 01, 2019 - Connecticut
CT Senate Bill 320 - Senate Bill 320 prohibits anyone who is not an active licensed Connecticut attorney in good standing from conducting a real estate closing.

LawSep 19, 2019 - Ohio
OH Senate Bill 263 - Senate Bill 263 enacts both extensive Notary reforms and online notarization provisions.

LawSep 01, 2019 - Texas
TX SB 2128 - Senate Bill 2128 allows a Notary to certify that a paper copy of an notarized electronic record is a true and correct copy.

LawAug 18, 2019 - Maine
ME Legislative Docket 384 - Legislative Docket 384 requires the Secretary of State to study the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts for possible future enactment.

LawAug 04, 2019 - New Hampshire
NH House Bill 256 - House Bill 256 allows a resident of an abutting state who is a Notary in that state and who carries on a trade, business, or practice in New Hampshire to become a New Hampshire Notary.

LawAug 02, 2019 - Colorado
CO House Bill 19-1278 - House Bill 19-1278 enacts prohibited acts related to the notarization of a signature on a candidate nomination petition and provisions invalidating these notarizations.

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