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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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LawMay 17, 2020 - Minnesota
MN House File 4605 - House File 4605 expands the means by which a recording official may accept documents, signatures, or filings for recording a Notary commission during a peacetime public health​ emergency.

LawMay 13, 2020 - Washington DC
DC B 23-0750 - The District of Columbia has enacted temporary authorization for Notaries to perform remote notarial acts.

LawMay 12, 2020 - Florida
FL Senate Bill 596 - Senate Bill 596 makes minor, technical changes to Florida Statutes Sections 117.021, 117.245, and 117.265.

RuleMay 09, 2020 - Wisconsin
WI Emergency Rules EmR2005 - The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions has adopted emergency rules related to Notaries who perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals.

Executive OrderMay 07, 2020 - California
CA Governor Executive Order N-63-20 - California Governor Newsom has issued Executive Order N-63-20, extending the commissions of certain Notaries and allowing Notaries to temporarily accept expired California IDs and driver's licenses, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

LawMay 07, 2020 - Oklahoma
OK Senate Bill 210 - Senate Bill 210 waives the notarization requirement for absentee ballot affidavits under certain circumstances and modifies civil procedure regarding statements under penalty of perjury.

LawMay 04, 2020 - North Carolina
NC Senate Bill 704 - Senate Bill 704 enacts temporary authorization for North Carolina Notaries to perform emergency videoconference notarizations.

LawMay 01, 2020 - Wisconsin
WI Assembly Bill 293 - Wisconsin enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts and becomes the twenty-third state to authorize Notaries to perform remote online notarizations.

GuidanceMay 01, 2020 - Michigan
MI Guidance on Video-Conference Notarizations - The Michigan Secretary of State has issued guidance on the temporary authorization allowing Notaries to perform video-conference notarizations.

LawApr 28, 2020 - Vermont
VT Senate Bill 114 - Senate Bill 114 enacts provisions related to powers of attorney and real estate documents that are signed in conformance with the Vermont Secretary of State's emergency rules for remote notarial acts.

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