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Law

SC House Bill 3243

Notary Law Update: SC House Bill 3243

State: South Carolina

Summary:

House Bill raises the fee to record a Notary commission with the county register of deeds.

Signed:  May 16, 2019

Effective:  August 01, 2019

Chapter: Act No. 58

Affects:

Amends Section 8-21-310 of the South Carolina Code.

Changes:
  1. Raises the filing fee for the filing or recording of any commission of a Notary with the clerk of court in the Notary's county of residence from $5 to $10.
Analysis:

When a Notary is commissioned by the Secretary of State, the Notary must file the commission with the clerk of court in the county where the Notary resides. HB 2342 raises the fee to file the commission with the clerk of courts.

Read the bill text.

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