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Tennessee New Law Update

New State Law Makes Clear the Following Requirements, Effective October 1, 2014:

  • HB 2387 repeals the statute relating to the fees Notaries may charge and replaces it with a provision that says a Notary may charge a “reasonable fee” for Notary services. Under current law, the fees Notaries may charge are very low and outdated. More…
  • HB 2387 also creates a journal requirement. It adds the following provision to the fee statute: “The notaries public shall keep a record in a well-bound book of each of the notaries public’s acts, attestations, protestations, and other instruments of publication.” More…

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New Law Summary & FAQs

Free “How-To” Video

To ensure that you’re prepared when the new law takes effect, view our brief video detailing How to Complete a Tennessee Journal Entry.


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