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PAN's Recruit-A-Member Program: October Winner

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Our Recruit-A-Member winner this month is Kimberly Sheevers. Congratulations! PAN members can still win cash for bringing new members into the association. Read more

The First Line of Defense Against Fraud

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A notarization indicates to the receiver of the document that the signer appeared before a notary public, was identified, and signed the document. The notary's official stamp and signature indicate that the notarization was performed according to the law. Read more

Tips for Mobile Notaries

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In current times, almost anything can be done from the comfort of your own home, even notarizations. A mobile notary can travel from location to location to perform notarizations upon request. Read more

PAN's Recruit-A-Member Program: July Winner

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Our Recruit-A-Member winner this month is Sandra Frantz. Congratulations! PAN members can still win cash for bringing new members into the association during this recruiting period. Read more

Why are notaries still important?

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Notaries have been an integral part of our society for decades. Read more

PAN's Recruit-A-Member Program: April Winner

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Our Recruit-A-Member winner this month is Wyatt Zong. Congratulations! PAN members can still win cash for bringing new members into the association during this recruiting period. Read more

The Dos and Don'ts of Petitions

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As election season approaches, you may be asked to notarize petitions. It is easy to make a mistake when notarizing a petition. We want to help you perform your notary duties with confidence. Read more

Notaries Don't Need to Return Bonds

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PAN has learned, in further discussion with the Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds, that counties have the capability to scan and send notary bonds to the Department of State electronically. Read more

Personal Delivery Devices

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Act 106, signed into law on November 1, 2020, has amended the definition of "Pedestrian" in Title 75, The Pennsylvania Vehicle Code. The act takes effect January 30, 2021. Read more

Five Simple Notarial Mistakes to Avoid

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In this article we describe five common mistakes that notaries made in 2020, so you can avoid them in 2021. Read more

PAN Celebrates 66 Years - How it All Came to Be

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Today, the Pennsylvania Association of notaries celebrates its 66th anniversary. PAN was the first notary public association in the country, established in 1955. We would like to reflect on how PAN began with two brothers, a free pamphlet, and an old recipe box. Read more

PAN Van Delivers Donations to Families in Need

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One of PAN's company cars was used as Santa's sleigh on Saturday, December 19th. PAN educator, Kathy, her sister, and other volunteers delivered Christmas gifts, groceries, and some furniture directly to two families in need in the Pittsburgh area. Read more

Governor Signs Remote Online Notarization Bill Into Law

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On Oct. 29, Gov. Tom Wolf signed House Bill 2370 into law, amending the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) to make remote online notarization (RON) permanent in Pennsylvania. Read more

PennDOT Bulletin on New Registration Plate

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Act 48, signed into law on July 1, 2020, has added section 1369.4 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code. Read more

Medical Workers' Badges Won't Show Last Names

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Effective August 31, 2020, the last names of medical workers do not have to appear on their name badges. Read more

PAN's YouTube Channel Features Webinar Replays

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In addition to notary instructional videos, PAN's YouTube channel also has replays of our webinars. Read more

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