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Act 238 of 2003 - MICHIGAN NOTARY PUBLIC ACT (55.261 - 55.315)
Section 55.261 ‑ Short title.
Section 55.263 ‑ Definitions; A to I.
Section 55.265 ‑ Definitions; J to R.
Section 55.267 ‑ Definitions; S to V.
Section 55.269 ‑ Notary public; appointment.
Section 55.271 ‑ Notary public; qualifications.
Section 55.273 ‑ Filing; oath; bond; fee.
Section 55.275 ‑ Application; format; fee; use of L.E.I.N. provided in C.J.I.S. policy council act; certificate of appointment.
Section 55.277 ‑ Notary education and training fund.
Section 55.279 ‑ Reappointment; licensed attorney as notary public; cause for cancellation of appointment.
Section 55.281 ‑ Corrected notary public commission.
Section 55.283 ‑ Obtaining and reading state statutes.
Section 55.285 ‑ Performance of notarial acts; scope; verification.
Section 55.287 ‑ Signature of notary public; statements; stamp, seal, or electronic process; effect of illegible statement.
Section 55.289 ‑ Repealed. 2006, Act 155, Imd. Eff. May 26, 2006.
Section 55.291 ‑ Notary public; prohibited conduct.
Section 55.293 ‑ Person with physical limitations; signature by notary public.
Section 55.295 ‑ Request by secretary of state; failure to respond.
Section 55.297 ‑ Misconduct; civil liability; conditions.
Section 55.299 ‑ Violations of notary public laws.
Section 55.300 ‑ Investigation by secretary of state; complaint.
Section 55.300a ‑ Penalties; evidence; notice and hearing; revocation of commission; fine.
Section 55.301 ‑ Automatic revocation; violation as felony; notification of conviction.
Section 55.303 ‑ Reapplication after revocation; unpaid fine.
Section 55.305 ‑ Injunction or restraining order.
Section 55.307 ‑ Presumption.
Section 55.309 ‑ Violation as misdemeanor or felony; jurisdiction; penalties and remedies as cumulative.
Section 55.311 ‑ Notary fees fund.
Section 55.313 ‑ Maintenance of records.
Section 55.315 ‑ Rules.

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