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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 02, 2018 - Tennessee
TN Senate Bill 264 - Senate Bill 264 defines "supportive decision making" and provides for the creation of a supportive decision making agreement which must be either witnessed by 2 adults or acknowledged before a Notary or notarial officer.

LawApr 02, 2018 - Tennessee
TN House Bill 941 - House Bill 941 allows an adult with a disability to name a supportive decision maker to help in making life decisions in an agreement that must be signed before 2 witnesses or be acknowledged before a Notary or notarial officer.

RuleMar 05, 2018 - Arizona
AZ Administrative Rule (R18-01) - The Arizona Secretary of State has published a new administrative rule that raises the fees Arizona Notaries may charge and prescribes other requirements Notaries must follow when charging fees.

LawFeb 20, 2018 - Ohio
OH House Bill 31 - House Bill 31 repeals the online electronic notarization provisions enacted into law earlier this year.

LawJan 01, 2018 - Wyoming
WY Senate File 105 - Wyoming enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), allowing a principal to sign a power of attorney or direct another person to sign the power of attorney in the principal's conscious presence, granting an acknowledged power of attorney a presumption of genuineness, and providing a statutory power of attorney form.

LawJan 01, 2018 - Indiana
IN Senate Bill 505 - Indiana enacts the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA), allowing Notaries to use electronic signatures on electronic real property documents.

LawJan 01, 2018 - Texas
TX House Bill 995 - House Bill 995 allows a medical power of attorney to be acknowledged before a Notary or witnessed by two competent adult witnesses.

LawJan 01, 2018 - New Hampshire
NH Senate Bill 230 - Senate Bill 230 enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), requiring a power of attorney created under the Act to be acknowledged before a Notary or other officer authorized to take acknowledgments, and providing a statutory power of attorney form. A Notary will need to know that a signer may sign the power of attorney or may direct another person to sign it for him or her.

LawJan 01, 2018 - North Carolina
NC Senate Bill 569 - North Carolina enacts the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA), allowing a principal to sign a power of attorney or direct another person to sign the power of attorney in the principal's conscious presence, requiring a power of attorney to be signed before a Notary or notarial officer, granting an acknowledged power of attorney a presumption of genuineness, and providing a statutory power of attorney form.

RuleNov 27, 2017 - Mississippi
MS Fee Waiver Regulation - The Secretary of State has adopted a new regulation that relates to waiving fees.

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