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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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LegislationMar 31, 2024 - Wisconsin
WI Assembly Bill 1099 - Assembly Bill 1099 corrects a conflict regarding the information that must appear in the Notary’s official stamp and makes other amendments relating to the official stamp.

LegislationMar 23, 2024 - Wisconsin
WI Senate Bill 898 - Wisconsin authorizes and enacts rules for the remote notarization of estate planning documents.

LegislationMar 23, 2024 - Wisconsin
WI Senate Bill 626 - Senate Bill 626 creates a new exemption from the list of prohibited documents on which a remote notarial act may not be performed.

Rule/Regulation Mar 04, 2024 - Vermont
VT Emergency Rules (March 2024) - The Vermont Secretary of State renews its emergency remote notarization rules for another 180 days and adds to them provisions related to electronic records.

LegislationFeb 02, 2024 - West Virginia
WV House Bill 5332 - House Bill 5332 waives the high school diploma or equivalent requirement for Notaries commissioned prior to January 1, 2018.

Rule/Regulation Jan 22, 2024 - Maryland
MD Administrative Regulations (2024) - A new regulation from the Maryland Secretary of State raises the commission application fee, but also raises fees Notaries may charge for their services.

Rule/Regulation Jan 10, 2024 - New York
NY Administrative Regulations (2024) - A regulation adopted by the New York Office of Information Services clarifies that Notaries performing notarial acts on electronic records must identify a signer and use an electronic signature that complies with regulations issued by the Department of State.

LegislationJan 01, 2024 - Oregon
OR House Bill 2329 - House Bill 2329 authorizes a Notary to notarize the signature of a principal on a document for appointment of person to make decisions concerning disposition of remains and declaration for mental health treatment.

LegislationJan 01, 2024 - Alabama
AL House Bill 101 - House Bill 101 pertains to the express consents or relinquishments for an adoption, which may be executed before a Notary Public.

LegislationJan 01, 2024 - Texas
TX Senate Bill 1780 - Senate Bill 1780 adds a new authorization for Online Notaries to perform online notarizations on tangible documents and specifies requirements for these online notarial acts.