Remote Electronic Notarizations Now Legal in New York

National Mortgage News, Dec. 23, 2021–Frank Gargano (subscription)
The legislation, introduced by State Sen. James Skoufis and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic in January, was signed into law on Wednesday by New York Gov. Kathleen Hochul. The new law builds upon an executive order issued by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, allowing notarial acts to be handled digitally under certain conditions.