2021 Tennessee Code
Title 8 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 16 - Notaries Public
Part 1 - Qualifications
§ 8-16-106. Payment of Fee — Issuance of Commission

Universal Citation: TN Code § 8-16-106 (2021)

It is the duty of any person elected a notary public, who desires to qualify for such office, to pay to the county clerk of the county in which the notary resides or has principal place of business and was elected, the fee required to be paid into the office of the secretary of state for the issuance of a commission to a notary public. Thereupon, it is the duty of the county clerk to certify the notary's election to the secretary of state and forward to the latter the fee. It is the duty of the secretary of state, upon receipt of the certificate and fee, to forward such commission to the county clerk, when the same has been issued by the governor, and the county clerk shall promptly notify the person to whom such commission is issued that the same has been received in the clerk's office. The county clerk shall be entitled to a fee of seven dollars ($7.00), due with payment of the fee to the secretary of state, for the services performed according to this section.

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