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Section 440.9525

Act 174 of 1962

440.9525 Fee for filing and indexing record; other fees.

Sec. 9525.

  (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3) or (4), the fee for filing and indexing a record under this part is $15.00.
  (2) A filing office shall charge a person a fee for responding to a request for a search of the records filed with a filing office concerning a debtor, including issuance of a certificate describing each presently effective record filed concerning the debtor if requested. The fee is $6.00, plus 1 or more of the following, if applicable:
  (a) If the person requests expediting of the regular search process, an additional fee of $25.00.
  (b) If the person requests copies of the presently effective records disclosed by the search, an additional fee of $2.00 per page.
  (c) If the filing office is the secretary of state and the person requests that the secretary of state include an impression of the official seal of the secretary of state on the certificate, an additional fee of $6.00.
  (3) This section does not require a fee with respect to a record of a mortgage that is effective as a financing statement filed as a fixture filing or as a financing statement covering as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut under section 9502(3). However, the recording fees that otherwise would be applicable to the record of the mortgage under section 2567 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.2567, apply.
  (4) There is no fee for filing and indexing an information statement filed with the office of the secretary of state under section 9518, filed by an individual named as a debtor on a record indexed by the secretary of state.

History: Add. 2000, Act 348, Eff. July 1, 2001 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 212, Eff. Jan. 1, 2005 ;-- Am. 2016, Act 229, Eff. Oct. 1, 2016 ;-- Am. 2021, Act 115, Imd. Eff. Nov. 22, 2021

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