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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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LawSep 01, 2017 - Texas
TX Senate Bill 2065 - Senate Bill 2065 makes translating certain immigration titles in a foreign language a false, misleading and deceptive trade practice and clarifies that Notaries who perform typing and translating services for compensation on immigration documents do not violate certain provisions related to advertising.

LawAug 25, 2017 - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 57 - Nebraska enacts the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act (UUFDA). The UUFDA permits a person living or traveling outside of the U.S. who must sign a sworn statement to make the statement under penalty of perjury without having to appear before a Notary or U.S. consular officer to take an oath or affirmation.

LawAug 25, 2017 - Illinois
IL Senate Bill 1459 - SB 1459 authorizes and directs an electronic notarization task force to study electronic notarization and present recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly.

LawAug 01, 2017 - North Dakota
ND House Bill 1316 - House Bill 1316 reduces the commission term of a North Dakota Notary to four years and makes other miscellaneous changes.

LawAug 01, 2017 - Louisiana
LA Senate Bill 236 - Senate Bill 236 raises fees for recordable documents and requires parish clerks to implement electronic recording by January 1, 2022.

LawJul 31, 2017 - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1479 - House Bill 1479 puts electronic notarization rules into the Arkansas Statutes.

LawJul 31, 2017 - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1450 - HB 1450 allows Notaries to set their own reasonable fees, authorizes Notaries to refuse to perform a notarial act under certain circumstances, provides rules for a signature by mark and signature by third party, and provides rules for notarial certificates.

LawJul 31, 2017 - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1884 - Arkansas enacts the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act (UUFDA), giving unsworn declarations made under penalty of perjury the same legal effect as a sworn oath or affirmation before a Notary or notarial officer.

LawJul 01, 2017 - Nebraska
NE Legislative Bill 465 - Nebraska LB 465 enacts specific statutory rules for electronic notarization effective July 1, 2017.

LawJul 01, 2017 - South Dakota
SD House Bill 1034 - House Bill 1034 allows an oath on an application to vote absentee to be sworn to or affirmed before a Notary of any U.S. state.

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