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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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RuleApr 10, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Administrative Rules (2020) - The Arizona Secretary of State has adopted final rules on remote online notarization.

Executive OrderApr 10, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Executive Order 2020-26 - Arizona Governor Ducey issued an executive order moving up the effective date of Arizona's remote online notarization laws to April 10, 2020.

Executive OrderApr 10, 2020 - Kansas
KS Governor Executive Orders (2020) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued executive orders temporarily allowing Notaries to perform remote notarizations and remote witnessing.

GuidanceApr 10, 2020 - Missouri
MO Guidance on Video-Conference Notarizations - Missouri Secretary of State John Ashcroft issued guidance for implementing Governor Parson's Executive Order 20-08, permitting video-conference notarizations.

Executive OrderApr 09, 2020 - Texas
TX Governor Executive Order (2020) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order temporarily allowing notarizations to be performed by video conference.

Executive OrderApr 09, 2020 - Michigan
MI Governor Executive Order 2020-41 - Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order temporarily allowing Notaries to perform remote notarizations until May 6, 2020.

LawApr 09, 2020 - Alaska
AK Senate Bill 241 - Senate Bill 241 adds a provision temporarily enabling the remote witnessing of last wills before an Alaska Notary Public using videoconference technology.

Executive OrderApr 09, 2020 - Tennessee
TN Governor Executive Orders (2020) - Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order temporarily allowing Notaries to perform notarizations using videoconference solutions during the COVID-19 crisis.

Executive OrderApr 08, 2020 - Maine
ME Executive Order 37 (2020) - Maine Governor Janet Mills issued an executive order temporarily allowing Maine Notaries to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals.

RuleApr 08, 2020 - Montana
MT Emergency Rule (eSeals) (2020) - The Montana Secretary of State has issued an emergency rule related to the format of electronic seals for remote online notarizations.

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