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Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 93 of 2019
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Chapter 55 - NOTARIES PUBLIC
E.R.O. No. 1970‑1 ‑ Repealed-EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (55.101 - 55.101)
E.R.O. No. 1976‑2 ‑ Repealed-EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (55.102 - 55.102)
E.R.O. No. 1980‑2 ‑ Repealed-EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (55.103 - 55.103)
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Revised Statutes of 1846 (55.107 - 55.117)
     R‑S‑1846‑55‑107‑14 ‑ CHAPTER 14 Chapter 14. Of County Officers. (55.107...55.117)
          R‑S‑1846‑55‑107‑14‑NOTARIES‑PUBLIC. ‑ NOTARIES PUBLIC. (55.107...55.117)
               Section 55.107‑55.117 ‑ Repealed. 2003, Act 238, Eff. Apr. 1, 2004.
Act 18 of 1903 ‑ Repealed-EXPIRATION DATE OF COMMISSIONS (55.221 - 55.221)
Act 18 of 1909 ‑ Repealed-NOTARY CONNECTED WITH BANK OR CORPORATION (55.251 - 55.251)
Act 238 of 2003 ‑ MICHIGAN LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS (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 LEIN or ICHAT; certificate of appointment; electronic application and payment process.
     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 55.285a ‑ Notarial acts performed in another state; in federally recognized Indian tribe; under federal law; in foreign country; applicability; definition of "foreign country".
     Section 55.286 ‑ Electronic notarization systems; notification required.
     Section 55.286a ‑ Approval of electronic notarization systems; minimum requirements; certification by government-sponsored enterprise.
     Section 55.286b ‑ Remote electronic notarization platforms; requirements; approval; review standards; recording limitations; journal; requirements; custodian.
     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 55.314 ‑ Application of act.
     Section 55.315 ‑ Rules.

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