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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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LawOct 31, 2017 - Alaska
AK House Bill 108 - House Bill 108 enacts the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, allowing an individual to grant the power of accessing and controlling the individual’s electronic communications and digital assets in a power of attorney that must be acknowledged before a Notary.

LawOct 01, 2017 - Connecticut
CT Senate Bill 884 - Senate Bill 884 adopts the Connecticut Uniform Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents Act.

LawOct 01, 2017 - Nevada
NV Assembly Bill 148 - Assembly Bill 148 increases penalties for certain offenses by Notaries and document preparation services.

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.

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