MCL - Section 55.279

Act 238 of 2003

55.279 Reappointment; licensed attorney as notary public; cause for cancellation of appointment.

Sec. 19.

    (1) The secretary shall not automatically reappoint a notary public.
    (2) A person desiring another notary public appointment may apply to the secretary, in a format prescribed by the secretary, for an original appointment as a notary public. The application may be submitted not more than 60 days before the expiration of his or her current notary public commission.
    (3) In the case of a licensed attorney granted an appointment as a notary public under this act and after the initial application under section 15, the secretary shall send a reappointment application form to the licensed attorney at least 90 days before the expiration of the current notary appointment. The application for reappointment shall contain a certification to be completed by the applicant certifying that he or she is still a member in good standing in the state bar of Michigan. The applicant shall otherwise comply with the requirements for appointment as a notary public as described in section 15.
    (4) The secretary shall automatically cancel the notary public commission of any person who makes, draws, utters, or delivers any check, draft, or order for the payment of a processing fee under this act that is not honored by the bank, financial institution, or other depository expected to pay the check, draft, or order for payment upon its first presentation.

History: 2003, Act 238, Eff. Apr. 1, 2004 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 426, Imd. Eff. Oct. 5, 2006 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 510, Eff. Apr. 1, 2007