Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (www.notary.org) will hold several educational seminars this month for Lancaster County area notaries.
PAN will hold an afternoon session of our Notary Reappointment Seminar in Wilkes-Barre on June 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 876 Schecther Drive, Wilkes-Barre.
Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today reminded Pennsylvania notaries public that significant changes to the notary law will go into effect in October 2017, including an education requirement for all notaries and updated guidelines for the notary stamp.
On Friday, June 2, we say goodbye to PAN Instructor Barry Lynch, who is retiring after 14 years of teaching notaries the ins and outs of notarial work.
A notary’s register is a public record. The Department of State requires a specific way to deal with a notary’s registers upon retirement, resignation or revocation of a notary commission and it does not involve burning or trashing those registers.
Two notaries from two counties were sanctioned by the Pennsylvania Department of State for violations of the Notary Public Law.
PAN is offering a free white paper on the fundamental changes in the Notary Public Law that Pennsylvania notaries will need to know and follow by October 26, 2017.
The regulations for the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA), published on April 28, 2017 in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, indicates the effective date of the new notary public law as October 26, 2017.
If you have lost your notary commission ID card, or your card is torn, bent or unreadable, you can order a duplicate ID card from the Department of State.
PAN’s First Time and Notary Reappointment seminars in Mercer on April 18 and 19 at the Comfort Inn, have been cancelled. However, the Motor Vehicle Advanced Seminar set for April 20 in Mercer at the Comfort Inn, 835 Perry Highway, is still scheduled.
The afternoon Notary Reappointment Seminar in Chambersburg on April 12 has also been cancelled.