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WI Senate Bill 390

Notary Law Update: WI Senate Bill 390

State: Wisconsin

Summary:

Senate Bill 390 transfers the authority for issuing Notary Public commissions from the Governor to the Secretary of Financial Institutions.

Signed:  March 30, 2012

Effective:  July 01, 2012

Chapter: Act No. 2012-233

Affects:

Senate Bill 390 transfers the authority for issuing Notary Public commissions from the Governor to the Secretary of Financial Institutions.

Changes:
  1. Vests authority in the Secretary of Financial Institutions for granting Notary Public commissions and removes the authority of the Governor for issuing commissions.
Analysis:

Last year oversight over Notaries Public was transferred from the Secretary of State to the Department of Financial Institutions, but the statute authorizing the Governor to issue Notary commissions was unchanged. Senate Bill 390 now transfers the authority for issuing commissions from the Governor to the Secretary of Financial Institutions.

Read the bill text.

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