EO-2020-41 Emergency Order Notaries Final Signed

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Please find attached EO 2020-41, an emergency order regarding notaries, electronic signatures, and witnesses. This order will provide limited and temporary relief from certain rules and requirements to enable and encourage the use of electronic signatures, remote notarizations, remote witness attestations and acknowledgments, and remote visitations. These measures will help ensure that necessary transactions and interactions may continue to occur during this time of crisis without unduly compromising health and safety. 
Operations Section Chief
State Emergency Operations Center
Michigan State Police
Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division