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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 28, 2020 - Vermont
VT Senate Bill 316 - Senate Bill 316 temporarily allows witnesses to a last will to personally appear by remote means to sign self-proving affidavits.

Executive OrderApr 27, 2020 - Texas
TX Governor Executive Order (Real Estate Documents) - Texas Governor Abbott temporarily suspended the physical presence requirement related to the notarization of real property documents.

LawApr 23, 2020 - Massachusetts
MA Senate Bill 2645 - Senate Bill 2645 temporarily authorizes Notaries to perform videoconference notarizations in Massachusetts.

LawApr 20, 2020 - Pennsylvania
PA Senate Bill 841 - Senate Bill 841 temporarily authorizes all Notaries Public in Pennsylvania to notarize any record for a remotely located individual using communication technology.

Executive OrderApr 15, 2020 - Delaware
DE Governor Executive Order - Delaware Governor Carney issued an executive order temporarily authorizing attorneys to perform video-conference notarizations.

LawApr 14, 2020 - New Jersey
NJ Assembly 3903 - Assembly 3903 temporarily authorizes New Jersey Notaries and notarial officers to perform notarial acts for remotely located individuals during the public health emergency and state of emergency declared by the Governor in Executive Order 103 of 2020.

LawApr 10, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Senate Bill 1030 - Senate Bill 1030 authorizes Arizona Notaries to perform remote online notarizations and makes changes related to a Notary's commission, oversight and journal.

RuleApr 10, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Administrative Rules (2020) - The Arizona Secretary of State has adopted final rules on remote online notarization.

Executive OrderApr 10, 2020 - Arizona
AZ Executive Order 2020-26 - Arizona Governor Ducey issued an executive order moving up the effective date of Arizona's remote online notarization laws to April 10, 2020.

Executive OrderApr 10, 2020 - Kansas
KS Governor Executive Orders (2020) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued executive orders temporarily allowing Notaries to perform remote notarizations and remote witnessing.

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