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Notary Law Updates By State

Use this database to find updated Notary laws and regulations in your state or jurisdiction.

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LawJul 23, 2022 - Arizona
AZ House Bill 2612 - House Bill 2612 removes requirements relating to the character of an applicant for an occupational license, including as a Notary Public.

LawJul 01, 2022 - Colorado
CO Senate Bill 21-199 - Senate Bill 21-199 requires the Secretary of State to verify the lawful presence in the United States of any applicant for a Notary commission by checking certain forms of ID, as specified, or receiving an affidavit from the applicant.

LawJun 30, 2022 - Arizona
AZ Senate Bill 1115 - Arizona enacts the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA), strengthening Arizona’s Notary Public statutes.

LawJun 22, 2022 - New York
NY Senate 1780 - Senate 1780 authorizes Notaries to perform electronic notarial acts and use video conference technology to notarize electronic documents for remote signers. 

LawMay 03, 2022 - Utah
UT House Bill 328 - House Bill corrects a pointer reference in the definition of "satisfactory evidence of identity" in UCA 46-1-2(19)(c)(i).

RuleMar 17, 2022 - Colorado
CO Administrative Rules (2022) - Amended Notary Program Rules give education course providers and remote notarization systems or storage providers the ability to obtain an administrative hearing before taking action against their approvals to offer education courses and remote notarization systems and storage duties.

LawMar 01, 2022 - Colorado
CO Senate Bill 21-271 - Senate Bill 21-271 reclassifies certain criminal offenses by a Notary Public.

LawMar 01, 2022 - New Mexico
NM House Bill 180 - House Bill 180 repeals a statute effective just this past January that allows inspection of journal entries and recordings of notarial acts.

LawFeb 25, 2022 - New York
NY Senate 7780 - Senate 7780 makes a chapter amendment to Chapter 767 of 2021 related to New York’s permanent remote notarization law, delays the effective date of the permanent remote notarization law to January 31, 2023, and enacts temporary remote notarization provisions effective February 25, 2022, and repealed on January 30, 2023.

RuleFeb 22, 2022 - Florida
FL Administrative Rule (2022) - A new administrative rule requires new notification requirements of Online Notaries Public and remote online notarization service providers.