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Sunset Revised Uniform Law On Notarial Acts

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of notaries by the secretary of state in the department of state, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations in the 2022 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
2023 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

Sunset Process - Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies, as specified in the department's sunset review of the "Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts" (act), as follows:

  • Continues the act for 9 years, until September 1, 2032;
  • Repeals the requirement that a certificate evidencing a notarial act performed by a notary public indicate the date of expiration of the notary public's commission;
  • Repeals statutory fees for notarial acts performed by a notary public and requires the secretary of state to adopt rules that prescribe or establish caps for fees that a notary public may charge for notarial acts; and
  • Requires the secretary of state to adopt rules that establish minimum requirements for the use of interpreters and translators in the performance of notarial acts.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Rich, Sen. R. Rodriguez
Rep. M. Duran, Rep. R. Pugliese



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