2019 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 17 - Notaries Public
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 45-17-20. Penalty; prosecution of violations of article

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-17-20 (2019)
  • (a) Any person who violates subsection (d) of Code Section 45-17-8 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

  • (b) Any person who performs any notarial service without complying with the provisions of this article shall, upon the first or second conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon a third or subsequent conviction be guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment of not less than one year nor more than five years, a fine of up to $5,000.00, or both.


Code 1981, § 45-17-20, enacted by Ga. L. 1984, p. 1105, § 1; Ga. L. 1985, p. 149, § 45; Ga. L. 2007, p. 221, § 4/HB 274.

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