WBK Industry News - State Regulatory Developments

Wisconsin Enacts Law to Allow Electronic Notarizations

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed into law Assembly Bill 293 to allow for electronic notarizations in the state.  The law requires a special registration for notaries that wish to perform electronic notarizations.  It also requires vendors that provide equipment for electronic notarizations to register with the Department of Financial Institutions.  The law goes into effect May 1, 2020.