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MN House File 1023

Notary Law Update: MN House File 1023

State: Minnesota

Summary:

House Bill 1023 makes a minor technical change affecting the statute which provides that a resident and non-resident Notary must file a sample signature with the county office in the Notary’s county of residence or, for a non-resident, in the county where the Notary’s employer is located.

Signed:  May 27, 2011

Effective:  May 28, 2011

Chapter: 116

Affects:

Amends Section 359.061 of the Minnesota Statutes

Changes:
  1. Clarifies that a Notary must file a sample signature with the local registrar of the Notary's county of residence (or county of employment for a non-resident) and not the court administrator of the district court. For non-resident Notaries, the same is also true.
Analysis:

House File 1023 makes a minor technical change affecting the statute which provides that a resident and non-resident Notary, respectively, must file a sample signature with the county office in the Notary’s county of residence or county where the Notary’s employer is located. Previously, the statute stated that the signature must be filed with the court administrator of the district court, but HF1023 clarifies that the signature now must be filed with the local registrar’s office.

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