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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.

Notary Law Designates Notary legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates a Notary administrative regulation or rule

LawJul  20,  2017  - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1479 - House Bill 1479 puts electronic notarization rules into the Arkansas Statutes.

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

LawJan  04,  2017  - Massachusetts
MA Senate Bill 2064 - Senate Bill 2064 puts most of the Governor’s Executive Order of 2004 into statute, and makes additional changes to the statutes related to Notaries Public.

LawJan  04,  2017  - Massachusetts
MA Executive Order 571 - Executive Order 571 rescinds Executive Order 455 (2004) regulating the conduct of Notaries Public.

LawJan  01,  2017  - Washington
WA Senate Bill 5635 - Washington state enacts a modified version of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. The Act requires a power of attorney under the act to be acknowledged before a Notary or two qualifying witnesses, but accords a power of attorney that is notarized a presumption of genuineness.

LawJan  01,  2017  - Alaska
AK House Bill 8 - House Bill 8 adds some important clarifications on how powers of attorney are signed and notarized.

LawJan  01,  2017  - California
CA Assembly Bill 2217 - Assembly Bill 2217 raises the fees Notaries may charge for the first time since 1994.

LawJan  01,  2017  - Wyoming
WY House Bill 107 - Wyoming enacts the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA), allowing electronic real property documents to be notarized and recorded electronically.

LawJan  01,  2017  - California
CA Sentate Bill 974 - Senate Bill 974 requires Notaries to present ID when qualifying for their commissions in person at the county clerk's office and allows them to communicate with the Secretary of State's office by a means of delivery that provides a receipt, and not just by certified or registered mail.

LawJan  01,  2017  - California
CA Assembly Bill 2143 - AB 2143 now allows a Notary to electronically notarize any electronic real property document that meets the requirements of Government Code Section 27201.

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