2023 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 20 - Notaries Public.
Article 4 - Employment of Notaries Public.
Section 36-20-71 - Bond.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 36-20-71 (2023)

Section 36-20-71


(a) Notaries public shall give bond with sureties, to be approved by the judge of probate of the county of their residence, in the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), payable to the State of Alabama, and conditioned to faithfully discharge the duties of such office so long as they may continue therein or discharge any of the duties thereof. Such bond shall be executed, approved, filed, and recorded in the office of the judge of probate of the county of their residence, before they enter on the duties of such office.

(b) All existing notaries public functioning on January 1, 2012, shall continue to function pursuant to their existing bond for the remainder of their existing commission.

(Act 2011-295, p. 544, §1.)

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