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Every notary who shall charge or receive a fee or reward for any act or service done or
rendered as a notary greater than the amount allowed by law, or who dishonestly or unfaithfully
discharges duties as notary, or who has pleaded guilty, with or without explicitly admitting guilt,
plead nolo contendere, or been convicted of a felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor
involving moral turpitude, is subject to the penalties imposed pursuant to section 45.027,
except that a notary may be removed from office only by the governor or the district court. The
commissioner has all the powers provided by section 45.027 and shall proceed in the manner
provided by that section in actions against notaries.
History: (6950) RL s 2665; 1986 c 444; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82; 1993 c 354 s 9

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