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Video Notarization to Expire The General Assembly has not finalized action on the extension of the temporary emergency video notarization law, and will not do so before the law sunsets on Monday. We anticipate the General Assembly will be supportive of the extension and we expect it to be part of the upcoming COVID-related budget bill to be rolled out next week. However, other items in the bill are still being negotiated and the temporary emergency remote notarization will expire, even if it is for a short time. The law will expire at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021. After this time, all notarial acts will revert to the original law requiring in-person presence by the principal signers.

Also expiring will be the time extension permitting an appointee to appear before a Register of Deeds within 90 days to take the oath of office. That time will revert back to 45 days.

We will provide you additional updates as we know more.

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Human Resources

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The N.C. Department of the Secretary of State is an Equal Opportunity employer and uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with qualified individuals. Applicants must document how they meet and/or exceed the minimum requirements and competencies for the position.

Contact Human Resources

Margaret Reader

Human Resources Director
Phone # 919-814-5400
Fax # 919 814-5395
e-mail: mreader@sosnc.gov

Physical Address:

Human Resources Office
2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-2903

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office
Post Office Box 29622
Raleigh, North Carolina 27626-0622
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