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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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LawFeb 20, 2018 - Ohio
OH House Bill 31 - House Bill 31 repeals the online electronic notarization provisions enacted into law earlier this year.

LawJan 01, 2018 - Wyoming
WY Senate File 105 - Wyoming enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), allowing a principal to sign a power of attorney or direct another person to sign the power of attorney in the principal's conscious presence, granting an acknowledged power of attorney a presumption of genuineness, and providing a statutory power of attorney form.

LawJan 01, 2018 - Indiana
IN Senate Bill 505 - Indiana enacts the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA), allowing Notaries to use electronic signatures on electronic real property documents.

LawJan 01, 2018 - Texas
TX House Bill 995 - House Bill 995 allows a medical power of attorney to be acknowledged before a Notary or witnessed by two competent adult witnesses.

LawJan 01, 2018 - New Hampshire
NH Senate Bill 230 - Senate Bill 230 enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), requiring a power of attorney created under the Act to be acknowledged before a Notary or other officer authorized to take acknowledgments, and providing a statutory power of attorney form. A Notary will need to know that a signer may sign the power of attorney or may direct another person to sign it for him or her.

LawJan 01, 2018 - North Carolina
NC Senate Bill 569 - North Carolina enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), allowing a principal to sign a power of attorney or direct another person to sign the power of attorney in the principal's conscious presence, requiring a power of attorney to be signed before a Notary or notarial officer, granting an acknowledged power of attorney a presumption of genuineness, and providing a statutory power of attorney form.

RuleNov 27, 2017 - Mississippi
MS Fee Waiver Regulation - The Secretary of State has adopted a new regulation that relates to waiving fees.

LawOct 31, 2017 - Alaska
AK House Bill 108 - House Bill 108 enacts the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, allowing an individual to grant the power of accessing and controlling the individual’s electronic communications and digital assets in a power of attorney that must be acknowledged before a Notary.

LawOct 01, 2017 - Connecticut
CT Senate Bill 884 - Senate Bill 884 adopts the Connecticut Uniform Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents Act.

LawOct 01, 2017 - Nevada
NV Assembly Bill 148 - Assembly Bill 148 increases penalties for certain offenses by Notaries and document preparation services.

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