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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

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.

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  04,  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.

LawAug  03,  2017  - Arkansas
AR House Bill 1479 - House Bill 1479 puts electronic notarization rules into the Arkansas Statutes.

LawAug  03,  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.

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.

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.

LawJul  01,  2017  - Idaho
ID House Bill 209 - Idaho becomes the seventh state to enact the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts.

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