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41-323 - Change of address; lost, stolen or compromised journal or seal; civil penalty
41-323. Change of address; lost, stolen or compromised journal or seal; civil penalty
A. Within thirty days after the change of a notary's mailing, business or residential address, the notary shall deliver to the secretary of state, by certified mail or other means providing a receipt, a signed notice of the change that provides both the old and new addresses.
B. Within ten days after the loss, theft or compromise of an official journal or seal, the notary shall deliver to the secretary of state, by certified mail or other means providing a receipt, a signed notice of the loss, theft or compromise. The notary also shall inform the appropriate law enforcement agency in the case of theft.
C. If a notary fails to comply with subsection A or B of this section, the notary has failed to fully and faithfully discharge the duties of a notary and the secretary of state may impose a civil penalty of twenty-five dollars against the notary. The notary shall pay any civil penalty imposed by the secretary of state pursuant to this subsection before the renewal of the notary's commission.