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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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LawApr 12, 2019 - New York
NY Senate 1505 - Senate 1505 modifies the qualifications for a Notary commission related to a prior conviction of a crime; the bill also raises the fee for a criminal history check Notary Signing Agents must undergo in order to receive loan signing assignments.

LawMar 22, 2019 - West Virginia
WV Senate Bill 199 - Senate Bill 199 approves the repeal of a regulation adopted by the Secretary of State related to filing a Notary bond.

LawJan 01, 2019 - Minnesota
MN Senate File 893 - Minnesota has enacted the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts and specific provisions authorizing Notaries to perform remote online notarizations.

LawJan 01, 2019 - Rhode Island
RI House Bill 7502/Senate Bill 2560 - House Bill 7502/Senate Bill 2560 enacts a modified version of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA).

LawJan 01, 2019 - Illinois
IL Senate Bill 3443 - Senate Bill 3443 prescribes rules related to investigations and revocations of Notary commissions.

LawJan 01, 2019 - California
CA Senate Bill 179 - Senate Bill 179 allows an individual to choose the descriptor "nonbinary" on their state driver's license or ID, and Notaries will encounter IDs with this gender descriptor.

LawDec 26, 2018 - Alaska
AK House Bill 336 - House Bill 336 allows an individual to create a supportive decision-making agreement that must be witnessed by 2 adults or be notarized.

RuleDec 14, 2018 - Nevada
NV Temporary Regulations (2018) - Temporary regulations adopted by the Nevada Secretary of State implement the Electronic Notarization Enabling Act and make other changes.

LawDec 13, 2018 - Maine
ME Legislative Docket 1865 - LD 1865 clarifies potential conflict of interest situations for a Notary who administers an oath or affirmation to a circulator of a petition for a direct initiative or people's veto referendum.

LawDec 13, 2018 - Michigan
MI Senate Bill 998 - Senate Bill 998 repeals Michigan's Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments Act.

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