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CT House Bill 6802

Notary Law Update: CT House Bill 6802

State: Connecticut

Summary:

HB 6802 raises the Notary commission application fee to $120, the fee for reporting a change of address or name to $15 and the fee for filing a corrected Notary commission issued in a new name with the town clerk to $15.

Signed:  October 01, 2009

Effective:  October 01, 2009

Chapter: Public Act No. 09-3

Affects:

Amends Sections 3-94b, 3-94n and 3-94o of the Connecticut General Statutes

Changes:
  1. Raises the application fee paid to the Secretary of State for a Notary commission from $60 to $120.
  2. Raises the nonrefundable fee of a resident or nonresident Notary paid to the Secretary of State to report a change of residence or business address from $5 to $15.
  3. Raises the nonrefundable fee of a Notary paid to the Secretary of State to report a change of name from $5 to $15.
  4. Raises the nonrefundable fee to record a replacement Notary commission certificate issued in a Notary’s new name with the town clerk from $1 to $15.
Analysis:

In this lengthy budget bill, the fees for paid to the Secretary of State for various administrative services related to the issuance and maintenance of Notary commissions have been increased considerably. The commission application fee has doubled and the fees to report an address and name change have tripled. The net fees payable for reporting a change of name with the Secretary and filing a replacement commission with the town clerk represents a fivefold increase ($6 to $30).

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