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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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Rule/Regulation Jul 05, 2023 - Maine
ME Emergency Rules (2023) - Effective July 5 through October 3, 2023, the Maine Secretary of State has adopted emergency rules to implement the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts, including electronic and remote notarization.

Rule/Regulation Jul 05, 2023 - Maine
ME Emergency Marriage Officiant Rules (2023) - This emergency rule implements the provisions of Title 5, section 90-G regarding the licensing of marriage officiants who are authorized to solemnize marriages in Maine pursuant to Title 19-A, chapter 23.

LegislationJul 04, 2023 - Ohio
OH House Bill 33 - House Bill authorizes an acknowledgment of paternity affidavit to be witnessed by two witnesses or notarized instead of solely being notarized as required under current law.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - Maine
ME House Paper 1503 - Maine becomes the latest state to enact the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts and the forty-first state to enact permanent remote notarization provisions.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - North Carolina
NC House Bill 776 - North Carolina enacts permanent remote notarization laws, raises the fees Notaries and Electronic Notaries may charge for performing notarial and electronic notarial acts, and authorizes Notaries to for the first time, charge a travel fee.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - Wyoming
WY Senate File 20 - Senate File 20 removes the statutory requirement for the photograph on a driver's license and identification card to be in color.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - South Dakota
SD Senate Bill 180 - Senate Bill 180 authorizes any adult to sign a declaration regarding the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment and have the declaration notarized or witnessed.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - Tennessee
TN Senate Bill 1034 - Senate Bill 1034 creates a Class C misdemeanor for any person elected as a Notary who performs a notarial act before filing a bond with the county clerk.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - Indiana
IN Senate Bill 287 - Senate Bill provides the option of having a life prolonging procedures will declaration or living will declaration signed in the presence of a Notary Public.

LegislationJul 01, 2023 - Georgia
GA House Bill 80 - House Bill 80 allows individuals located outside the United States who are filing sworn statements with a Georgia court or in an administrative or arbitral proceeding to use an unsworn declaration instead.