44.15.106 NOTIFICATION TO SECRETARY OF STATE OF CHANGE IN INFORMATION OR STATUS
(1) A notary public shall notify the Secretary of State within 30 calendar days of any change in the information on file with the Secretary of State, using the form prescribed by the Secretary of State, including the notary public's:
(b) physical/residential address;
(c) mailing address;
(d) personal or work e-mail address;
(e) personal telephone number;
(f) alternate phone number or contact person;
(g) employer's name, address, and telephone number; and
(h) use of electronic notarization system or communications technology.
(2) When a notary public changes the notary name on file with the Secretary of State, the notary public shall file with the Secretary of State:
(a) a rider or other document issued by the notary's surety company showing the change of name; and
(b) an exemplar of the notary's new official signature using the form prescribed by the Secretary of State.
(3) A notary public shall notify the Secretary of State within 30 calendar days of:
(a) being convicted of or entering a plea of guilty or no contest to a felony or crime involving fraud, dishonesty, or deceit;
(b) being found in any legal proceeding or disciplinary action to have acted fraudulently, dishonestly, or deceitfully; or
(c) having a notary commission denied, revoked, or restricted in a state other than Montana.
(4) A notary public shall notify the Secretary of State within 30 calendar days on a form provided by the Secretary of State:
(a) if the notary public resigns an active commission prior to the expiration date;
(b) if the notary public moves out of state and no longer meets the residency requirements to hold a commission; or
(c) if the notary does not intend to renew the commission and include the following information:
(i) the date on which the resignation is effective;
(ii) the location where the notary's journals are to be stored; and
(iii) the notary's future contact information if different from the information on file with the Secretary of State.
History: 1-5-628, MCA; IMP, 1-5-619, MCA; NEW, 2015 MAR p. 1913, Eff. 10/30/15; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 1530, Eff. 9/7/19.