1-5-626. Fees for notarial acts -- collection of fees. (1) A notary public may charge a fee not to exceed $10 for each notarial act:
(a) performing an acknowledgment;
(b) witnessing a signature;
(c) verifying on oath or affirmation;
(d) certifying a transcript; or
(e) certifying a copy.
(2) A notary public may charge an additional fee, as provided by rule, to travel to perform a notarial act if:
(a) the notary public explains to the person requesting the notarial act that:
(i) the fee is in addition to a fee specified in subsection (1);
(ii) the fee is an amount not determined by law; and
(iii) the person requesting the notarial act agrees in advance on the amount of the additional fee; or
(b) the fee charged is equal to or less than the standard mileage rates allowed by the internal revenue service.
(3) If a notary public charges fees under this section for performing notarial acts, the notary public shall display in English a list of the fees the notary public will charge.
(4) A notary public who is employed by a private entity may enter into an agreement with the entity under which fees collected by the notary public under this section are collected by and accrue to the entity.
(5) A public official may collect the fees described in this section for notarial acts performed in the course of employment by notaries public who are employed by the public body.
History: En. Sec. 23, Ch. 391, L. 2015.