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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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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.

LawOct 01, 2020 - Maryland
MD Senate Bill 1010 - Senate Bill 1010 enacts the Maryland Code of Military Justice and authorizes specified military personnel to administer oaths and act as a Notary.

RuleSep 15, 2020 - Missouri
MO Emergency Rules (Notary Commissions) (2020) - The Missouri Secretary of State has adopted emergency rules related to Notary commissions due to its new statutes taking effect on August 28, 2020.

RuleSep 15, 2020 - Missouri
MO Emergency Rules (Remote Online Notarization) (2020) - The Missouri Secretary of State has adopted emergency rules to implement its new remote online notarization (RON) statutes that took effect on August 28, 2020.

Executive OrderSep 03, 2020 - Missouri
MO Governor Executive Order 20-14 (2020) - Missouri Governor Parson issues a new executive order allowing remote notarization of estate planning documents.

LawAug 31, 2020 - Utah
UT House Bill 6001 - House Bill enacts the Uniform Electronic Wills Act and clarifies that a Notary is not disqualified from performing a notarization on a self-proving electronic will if the Notary is signing or named in a self-proving electronic will.

LawAug 28, 2020 - Missouri
MO House Bill 1655 - House Bill 1655 enacts sweeping changes to Missouri's Notary statutes, and adds remote online notarization provisions.

LawAug 21, 2020 - New York
NY Senate 8796A - Senate 8796A authorizes certain party designations and nominations to be acknowledged or sworn remotely pursuant to Executive Order 202.7 using communication technology.

RuleAug 20, 2020 - Kentucky
KY Administrative Regulations (2020) - The Kentucky Secretary of State has adopted permanent regulations to implement KRS 423.300 to 423.455 and to establish forms and procedures applicable to the registration of Notaries.

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