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New Notary Laws

Use this database to find updated Notary laws and regulations in your state or jurisdiction.

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LegislationJun 01, 2022 - Maryland
MD House Bill 663/Senate Bill 317 - These two concurrent bills, which took effect without the Governor’s signature, authorizes the Secretary of State to increase Notary and remote notarization fees through rulemaking and authorizes Notaries to perform remote notarizations on tangible records.

Rule/Regulation May 27, 2022 - Mississippi
MS Administrative Rule (2022 -- Oath and Affirmation) - Mississippi's administrative rules for Notaries have been amended to include definitions of the terms "oath" and "affirmation."

LegislationMay 27, 2022 - Illinois
IL Senate Bill 3865 - Senate Bill clarifies that an applicant for a Notary Public commission must be a person who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States.

LegislationMay 16, 2022 - South Carolina
SC House Bill 5338 - House Bill 5338 approves the Secretary of State’s electronic notarization regulations.

LegislationMay 03, 2022 - Utah
UT House Bill 328 - House Bill corrects a pointer reference in the definition of "satisfactory evidence of identity" in UCA 46-1-2(19)(c)(i).

LegislationApr 28, 2022 - New York
NY Senate 8006 - Senate 8006 makes a couple of pointer reference changes to statutes appearing in Executive Law 130, the statute on the commissioning of Notaries Public.

Rule/Regulation Apr 24, 2022 - Arizona
AZ Administrative Rules (2022) - The Secretary of State has adopted amended remote notarization rules to support the implementation of Senate Bill 1115 of 2021.

LegislationApr 21, 2022 - Maryland
MD House Bill 576/Senate Bill 36 - These two identical bills remove the prohibition against performing a remote notarization on a will or trust instrument.

Rule/Regulation Mar 31, 2022 - Idaho
ID Administrative Rules (2022) - The Idaho Secretary of State has adopted permanent rules for notarial acts involving remotely located individuals.

Rule/Regulation Mar 17, 2022 - Colorado
CO Administrative Rules (Hearings) (2022) - Amended Notary Program Rules give education course providers and remote notarization systems or storage providers the ability to obtain an administrative hearing before taking action against their approvals to offer education courses and remote notarization systems and storage duties.