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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.

Notary Law Designates Notary legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates a Notary administrative regulation or rule

LawJun  11,  2016  - West Virginia
WV House Bill 4237 - House Bill 4237 enacts the Supporting and Strengthening Families Act, allowing a parent or guardian to sign and have notarized a power of attorney to temporarily delegate certain custodial powers over a minor child.

LawJun  10,  2016  - Colorado
CO House Bill 1391 - House Bill 1391 defines practices that constitute a deceptive trade practice in an immigration matter.

LawJun  09,  2016  - Louisiana
LA House Bill 602 - House Bill 602 raises the fee for taking the statewide Notary Public examination and for purchasing the study guide for the examination.

LawJun  05,  2016  - Louisiana
LA House Bill 709 - House Bill 709 provides for the appointment of ex officio Notaries Public for the Department of Insurance.

LawJun  02,  2016  - Louisiana
LA Senate Bill 381 - Senate Bill 381 provides for the appointment of ex officio Notaries Public for the Causeway Police Department.

LawMay  10,  2016  - Utah
UT House Bill 74 - Utah 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.

LawApr  05,  2016  - New Hampshire
NH House Bill 151 - House Bill 151 repeals the laws related to marital masters, including the authorization of marital masters to perform notarial acts under RSA 456-B:3, I(b).

LawMar  14,  2016  - Oregon
OR House Bill 4128 - House Bill 4128 expands a criminal offense to include acting as a Notary without a commission or as an immigration consultant with intent to defraud, sets new qualifications for a Notary commission and allows the Secretary of State to take action against the commission of a Notary for certain violations.

RuleMar  01,  2016  - Washington DC
D.C. Executive Order 2016-31 - A new executive order from the District of Columbia Mayor authorizes the Secretary of the District to publish regulations concerning Notaries, including rules to establish and amend fees.

RuleFeb  10,  2016  - Texas
TX Administrative Rule (2016) - New and revised administrative rules adopted by the Texas Secretary of State clarifies application, seal, requests for public information and Notary complaint requirements, and also requirements for submitters of electronic applications to the Secretary of State.

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