Texas Secretary of State Publishes Proposed Online Notary Rules

May 4, 2018

The Texas Secretary of State today published via the Texas Register these online notary rules
This rule proposal endeavors to implement HB1217 establishing “remote e-notary” in Texas. The TLTA Remote E-Notary Task Force has been evaluating earlier informal drafts of these proposed rules and providing feedback.  

If you have comments or suggestions please email them to aaron@tlta.com for consideration by the task force for future comments to the Secretary of State.
Comments to the Secretary of State regarding the proposed repeal and replacement of Chapter 87 must be received not later than the following date and time:
Noon, Friday, June 1, 2018.

Comments may be submitted in writing to the following:
Briana Godbey
Office of the Secretary of State--Business and Public Filings Division
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, Texas
Or, you can send your comments to Ms. Godbey via the following email address:
We will continue monitoring the ongoing development of these rules.
The final, adopted rules will go into effect on July 1, 2018.