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MN Senate File 1836

Notary Law Update: MN Senate File 1836

State: Minnesota

Summary:

Senate File 1836 transfers administrative duties related to the commissioning of resident and nonresident Notaries from the Commissioner of Commerce to the Secretary of State and requires Notaries to inform the Secretary within 30 days of a change of name or address.

Signed:  May 28, 2004

Effective:  July 01, 2005

Chapter: 251

Affects:

 Amends Minnesota Statutes 359.01 and 359.071

Changes:
  1. Transfers administrative duties related to the commissioning of resident and nonresident Notaries from the Commissioner of Commerce to the Secretary of State, including receiving commission applications (although the Governor, who formally commissions Notaries, may receive applications directly as well), processing applications and fees for all commissions and reappointments, and keeping and maintaining a register of commissioned Notaries.
  2. Requires Notaries to inform the Secretary of State (previously the Commissioner of Commerce) of a name or address change within 30 days of the change and requires the Secretary to revise the register of commissioned Notaries with the updated information.
Analysis:

Senate File 1836 transfers administrative duties related to the commissioning of resident and nonresident Notaries from the Commissioner of Commerce to the Secretary of State and requires Notaries to inform the Secretary within 30 days of a change of name or address.

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