MCL - Section 55.286

Act 238 of 2003

55.286 Electronic notarization systems; notification required.

Sec. 26.

    (1) Except as otherwise provided in section 26c, a notary public may select 1 or more tamper-evident electronic notarization systems to perform notarial acts electronically. A person may not require a notary public to perform a notarial act electronically with an electronic notarization system that the notary public has not selected.
    (2) Before a notary public performs the notary public's initial notarial act electronically, the notary public shall notify the secretary that the notary public will be performing notarial acts electronically and identify the electronic notarization system the notary public intends to use for electronic notarizations. If the secretary and the department of technology, management, and budget have approved the use of 1 or more electronic notarization systems under section 26a, the notary public must select the system he or she intends to use from the approved electronic notarization systems. The secretary may disallow the use of an electronic notarization system if the electronic notarization system does not satisfy the criteria described in section 26a.

History: Add. 2018, Act 360, Eff. Mar. 12, 2019 ;-- Am. 2020, Act 249, Imd. Eff. Nov. 5, 2020