MICHIGAN NOTARY PUBLIC ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 238 of 2003
55.281 Corrected notary public commission.
(1) A notary public shall immediately apply to the secretary, in a format prescribed by the secretary, for a corrected notary public commission upon the occurrence of any of the following circumstances:
(a) A change in the notary public's name.
(b) A change in the notary public's residence or business address.
(c) The issuance by the secretary of a notary public commission that contains an error in the person's name, birth date, county, or other pertinent information if the error was made on the notary public's application and was used by the secretary to appoint the person as a notary public.
(2) A notary public shall immediately notify both the secretary and the county clerk of his or her appointment, in a format prescribed by the secretary, upon any change in the factual information stated in the notary public's application for appointment.
(3) The secretary shall notify the county clerk of the applicant's appointment when a corrected commission is issued by the secretary.
(4) If a notary public's certificate of appointment becomes lost, mutilated, or illegible, the notary public shall promptly apply to the secretary for the issuance of a duplicate certificate. The application shall be made on a form prescribed by the secretary and be accompanied by a processing fee of $10.00. One dollar of each processing fee collected under this subsection shall be deposited into the notary education and training fund established in section 17.
History: 2003, Act 238, Eff. Apr. 1, 2004
Am. 2006, Act 426, Imd. Eff. Oct. 5, 2006
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