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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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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.

LawJul 01, 2020 - New Jersey
NJ A 4037 - Assembly 4037 requires electronic signatures, including petition signatures and notarization, to be used for the remaining 2020 elections and all elections during the COVID-19 pandemic.

LawJul 01, 2020 - Michigan
MI Senate Bill 876 - Senate Bill 876 extends driver's licenses that expired on or after March 1, 2020, to September 30, 2020.

LawJun 30, 2020 - Oregon
OR House Bill 4212 - House Bill 4212 temporarily authorizes Notaries to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals.

LawJun 12, 2020 - Illinois
IL Senate Bill 2135 - Senate Bill 2135 provides statutory approval for the remote notarization provisions in Governor Pritzker's Executive Order 2020-14 and extends expired driver's licenses during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

LawJun 11, 2020 - Washington
WA Senate Bill 6028 - Washington enacts the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, one of the last remaining states to do so.

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