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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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RuleOct 01, 2017 - Missouri
MO Administrative Rules (Revocation and Hearing) (2017) - The Secretary of State has published new and amended rules related to revocation and suspension of a Notary commission and matters related thereto.

LawSep 29, 2017 - Ohio
OH House Bill 49 - House Bill 49 authorizes acknowledgments to be performed by visually appearing using an electronic communications device and makes Notaries mandated reporters of adult abuse.

RuleSep 29, 2017 - Ohio
OH eNotarization and Online Notarization Standards - The Ohio Secretary of State publishes standards for electronic and online notarization to implement HB 49 enacted in 2017.

LawSep 25, 2017 - Maine
ME Legislative Document 1323 - LD 1323 revises Maine’s direct initiative signature gathering process to provide security around the process of notarizing signature gathering petitions.

LawSep 19, 2017 - Maine
ME Legislative Docket 1275 - LD 1275 simplifies the statute regarding title defects by removing specific defects in the taking of an acknowledgment.

LawSep 01, 2017 - Texas
TX Senate Bill 1098 - Senate Bill 1098 makes changes to the information required to be recorded in a Notary's journal related to the addresses of parties to the notarization, as specified, and clarifies when a Notary must provide a certified copy of a record in the Notary's journal.

LawSep 01, 2017 - Texas
TX House Bill 1787 - House Bill 1787 now permits a declaration for mental health treatment to be acknowledged before a Notary.

LawSep 01, 2017 - Texas
Texas Senate Bill 1193 - Senate Bill 1193 enacts the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

LawSep 01, 2017 - Texas
TX Senate Bill 1400 - Senate Bill 1400 modifies the procedures for using a Notary in relation to the opening of safe deposit boxes.

LawSep 01, 2017 - Texas
TX House Bill 1974 - House Bill 1974 modifies the law concerning durable powers of attorney by enacting provisions from the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA).

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