On March 30, 2021 Gov. Jim Justice (R) signed into law WV S.B. 469 (2021), which adds several new sections to the West Virginia Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (W.V. Stat. Ann. §§ 39-4-1 et seq.), including two which permanently authorize remote online notarizations (“RON”). Temporary use of RON was permitted during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Executive Order 11-20, § 6.
This bill takes effect on June 17, 2021.
We are currently reviewing this bill to determine any impact, and evaluating any modifications, to our document library and/or systems. Any modifications we make as a result will be announced on our website (https://compliance.docutech.com/).