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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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LegislationOct 01, 2023 - Maryland
MD Senate Bill 67 - Senate Bill 67 requires appointees for a civil commission, including Notary commissions, to contact the clerk of the circuit court to coordinate a time and place to take the oath of office and receive the commission.

LegislationSep 28, 2023 - North Carolina
NC Senate Bill 615 - Senate Bill 615 makes maintaining a. journal of notarial acts permissive instead of mandatory.

Rule/Regulation Sep 27, 2023 - Iowa
IA Administrative Rules (2023) - As part of a five-year review of Iowa rules, the Secretary of State has readopted the Notary Public and Remote Notary Public rules with only minor technical amendments.

LegislationSep 18, 2023 - Michigan
MI House Bill 4294 - Eliminates the notarized written consent of a parent or legal guardian of a minor seeking to be married.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Colorado
CO Senate Bill 23-153 - Senate Bill 12-153 adds a broad authorization for interpreters to be used during notarial acts and provides rules and protections for the use of interpreters. It also raises the fees Notaries may charge.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Alabama
AL Senate Bill 322 - Senate Bill 322 initiates several regulatory changes, including a new mandatory training requirement and an increased surety bond, for Alabama Notaries.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Texas
TX Senate Bill 2186 - Senate Bill 2186 addresses concerns with respect to executing anatomical gift records by adding the ability to have these documents notarized, but removes the notarization requirement for online registrations.

Rule/Regulation Sep 01, 2023 - Colorado
CO Administrative Rules (2023) - A new permanent rule amendment modifies provisions related to the use of interpreters by Notaries and remote notarization systems.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Texas
TX House Bill 255 - House Bill 255 prohibits a Notary from improperly using a seal, allows a Notary to record a government-issued ID card or U.S. passport expiration date in the Notary’s record book, and increases the fees a Notary may charge for most notarial acts.

LegislationSep 01, 2023 - Texas
TX House Bill 2559 - TX House Bill 2559 adds retired justices of the peace, the comptroller of public accounts, or a former comptroller of public accounts to the list of individuals authorized to administer an oath.