Act No. 54
Public Acts of 2007
Approved by the Governor
September 5, 2007
Filed with the Secretary of State
September 6, 2007
EFFECTIVE DATE: September 6, 2007
STATE OF MICHIGAN
REGULAR SESSION OF 2007
Introduced by Reps. Byrum, Coulouris, LeBlanc, McDowell, Lahti, Ebli, Bieda, Valentine, Bennett, Byrnes, Angerer, Wenke and Young
ENROLLED HOUSE BILL No. 4519
AN ACT to amend 1915 PA 123, entitled "An act to provide for the recording and use in evidence of affidavits affecting real property; and to provide a penalty for the making of false affidavits," by amending section 2 (MCL565.452).
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Sec. 2. (1) The register of deeds of the county where an affidavit described in this act is offered for record shall receive and record it in the manner that deeds are recorded. The register of deeds shall collect the same fee for recording the affidavit as is provided by law for recording deeds.
(2) Unless state or federal law, rule, regulation, or court order or rule requires that all or more than 4 sequential digits of the social security number appear in the affidavit, a register of deeds shall not receive an affidavit for recording unless the first 5 digits of any social security number appearing in or on the affidavit are obscured or removed.
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Clerk of the House of Representatives
Secretary of the Senate