1998 Regular Session
To: Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
By: Representative Endt
House Bill 565
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-7-29, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM FEE FOR SERVICES PERFORMED BY NOTARIES PUBLIC; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 25-7-29, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
25-7-29. Notaries public may charge a fee in an amount of not less than Two Dollars ($2.00) nor more than Five Dollars ($5.00) for services rendered, including the performance of any of the following duties:
(a) Protesting bill or note for nonacceptance or nonpayment, and giving notice;
(b) Registering such protest and making record;
(c) Attesting letters of attorney and seal;
(d) Notarial affidavit to an account or other writing and seal;
(e) Each oath or affirmation and seal;
(f) Notarial procuration and seal;
(g) Certifying sales at auction and seal;
(h) Taking proof of debts to be sent abroad;
(i) Protest in insurance cases and seal;
(j) Copy of record and affidavit; or
(k) Absentee ballot applications and ballots.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.