S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to increasing the fees
certain notaries public shall be entitled to
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 136 of the executive law,
as amended by chapter 143 of the laws of 1991, are amended to read as
1. For administering an oath or affirmation, and certifying the same
when required, except where another fee is specifically prescribed by
statute, two dollars; PROVIDED THAT, IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION IN
EXCESS OF ONE MILLION PEOPLE, THE FEE FOR ADMINISTERING AN OATH OR
AFFIRMATION, AND CERTIFYING THE SAME WHEN REQUIRED, EXCEPT WHERE ANOTHER
FEE IS SPECIFICALLY PRESCRIBED BY STATUTE, FIVE DOLLARS.
2. For taking and certifying the acknowledgment or proof of execution
of a written instrument, by one person, two dollars, and by each addi-
tional person, two dollars, for swearing each witness thereto, two
dollars; PROVIDED THAT, IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION IN EXCESS OF ONE
MILLION PEOPLE, THE FEE FOR TAKING AND CERTIFYING THE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OR
PROOF OF EXECUTION OF A WRITTEN INSTRUMENT, BY ONE PERSON, FIVE DOLLARS,
AND BY EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, FIVE DOLLARS, FOR SWEARING EACH WITNESS
THERETO, FIVE DOLLARS.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.