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Notary Bulletin

December 2012

Four New Notary Laws To Watch

Here’s a look four laws enacted in the past year that make significant changes to state Notary regulations.

Notary Officiants Barred From Saying No To Same-Sex Weddings

During the November election, several states passed referendums allowing same-sex marriages, and in Maine and Washington, Notaries could be called on for their services — raising the issue of whether Notaries can decline requests that go against their personal beliefs.