An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Notaries Public
Sec. 1. 5 MRSA §82, as amended by PL 1997, c. 712, §3, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
§ 82. Appointment of notaries public; term of appointment; additional requirements for resident of adjoining state; term renewal of commissions
(1) The employer is licensed, authorized or registered to do business in this State; and
(2) The employer regularly employs the applicant at an office, business or facility that is located in this State; or
(1) The applicant is licensed, authorized or registered to do business in this State; and
(2) The applicant has an office, business or facility that is located in this State.
The affidavit required by this subsection must be in a form and format as defined by rule by the Secretary of State.
Sec. 2. 5 MRSA §82-B is enacted to read:
§ 82-B. Notary Public Review Board
Sec. 3. 5 MRSA §12004-G, sub-§31-C is enacted to read:
|Secretary of State||Notary Public Review Board||Expenses Only||5 MRSA §82-B|
Sec. 4. Initial appointments to Notary Public Review Board; staggered terms. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 82-B, subsection 4, for the initial appointments made by the Governor to the Notary Public Review Board, the Governor shall appoint 2 members for 3-year terms, one member for a 2-year term and one member for a 1-year term.