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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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LawMay 01, 2020 - Wisconsin
WI Assembly Bill 293 - Wisconsin enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts and becomes the twenty-third state to authorize Notaries to perform remote online notarizations.

GuidanceMay 01, 2020 - Michigan
MI Guidance on Video-Conference Notarizations - The Michigan Secretary of State has issued guidance on the temporary authorization allowing Notaries to perform video-conference notarizations.

LawApr 28, 2020 - Vermont
VT Senate Bill 114 - Senate Bill 114 enacts provisions related to powers of attorney and real estate documents that are signed in conformance with the Vermont Secretary of State's emergency rules for remote notarial acts.

LawApr 28, 2020 - Vermont
VT Senate Bill 316 - Senate Bill 316 temporarily allows witnesses to a last will to personally appear by remote means to sign self-proving affidavits.

Executive OrderApr 27, 2020 - Texas
TX Governor Executive Order (Real Estate Documents) - Texas Governor Abbott temporarily suspended the physical presence requirement related to the notarization of real property documents.

LawApr 23, 2020 - Massachusetts
MA Senate Bill 2645 - Senate Bill 2645 temporarily authorizes Notaries to perform videoconference notarizations in Massachusetts.

LawApr 20, 2020 - Pennsylvania
PA Senate Bill 841 - Senate Bill 841 temporarily authorizes all Notaries Public in Pennsylvania to notarize any record for a remotely located individual using communication technology.

Executive OrderApr 15, 2020 - Delaware
DE Governor Executive Order - Delaware Governor Carney issued an executive order temporarily authorizing attorneys who are Notaries to perform video-conference notarizations.

LawApr 14, 2020 - New Jersey
NJ Assembly 3903 - Assembly 3903 temporarily authorizes New Jersey Notaries and notarial officers to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals during the public health emergency and state of emergency declared by the Governor in Executive Order 103 of 2020.

LawApr 10, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Senate Bill 1030 - Senate Bill 1030 authorizes Arizona Notaries to perform remote online notarizations and makes changes related to a Notary's commission, oversight and journal.

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