MCL - Section 55.295

Act 238 of 2003

55.295 Request by secretary of state; failure to respond.

Sec. 35.

    (1) Upon receiving a written or electronic request from the secretary, a notary public shall do all of the following as applicable:
    (a) Furnish the secretary with a copy of the notary public's records that relate to the request.
    (b) Within 15 days after receiving the request, respond to the secretary with information that relates to the official acts performed by the notary public.
    (c) Permit the secretary to inspect his or her notary public records, contracts, or other information that pertains to the official acts of a notary public if those records, contracts, or other information is maintained by the notary public.
    (2) Upon presentation to the secretary of satisfactory evidence that a notary public has failed to respond within 15 days or another time period designated under this act to a request of the secretary under subsection (1), the secretary may notify the notary public that his or her notary public commission is suspended indefinitely until he or she provides a satisfactory response to the request.

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