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Apr 15, 2020

Pennsylvania Passes Senate Bill 841 to Allow Public Meetings and Notary Services via Telecommunication

On April 14, 2020, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 841, which allows public entities and notaries to conduct business remotely during the statewide disaster emergency precipitated by COVID-19. The legislation is a culmination of separate State House and Senate bills to allow public entities, including counties, municipalities, and municipal authorities, to utilize telecommunication services for meetings and notary services during the COVID-19 pandemic.» Read More

Mar 27, 2020

Governor Wolf Approves Temporary and Limited Suspension of Rule Requiring Physical Presence of Notaries for Real Estate Transactions

On March 25, 2020, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf approved a temporary and limited suspension of 57 Pa.C.S. § 306, which requires the physical presence of notaries, for both personal and commercial real estate transactions.» Read More