§42-30-13  Fees Of Notaries. –

Published: 2015

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Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace

SECTION 42-30-13

   § 42-30-13  Fees of notaries. –

The fees of notaries public shall be as follows:

   (1) For noting a marine protest, one dollar ($1.00);

   (2) For drawing and extending a marine protest and recording

it, one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50);

   (3) For taking affidavits, twenty-five cents (25¢);

   (4) For travel, per mile, ten cents (10¢);

   (5) For taking acknowledgment of any instrument and affixing

his seal, one dollar ($1.00);

   (6) For the protest of a bill of exchange, order or draft,

for non-acceptance or nonpayment, or of a promissory note or check for

nonpayment, if the amount thereof is five hundred dollars ($500) or more, one

dollar ($1.00), if it is less than five hundred dollars ($500), for recording

the same, fifty cents (50¢);

   (7) For noting the non-acceptance or nonpayment of a bill of

exchange, order or draft, or the nonpayment of a promissory note or check,

seventy-five cents (75¢); and

   (8) For each notice of the non-acceptance or nonpayment of a

bill, order, draft, check, or note, given to a party liable for the payment

thereof, twenty-five cents (25¢);

   provided, that the whole cost of protest, including necessary

notices and the record, shall not exceed two dollars ($2.00), and the whole

cost of noting, including notices, shall in no case exceed one dollar and

twenty-five cents ($1.25).

History of Section.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 295, § 18; P.L. 1899, ch. 625, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch.

364, § 17; G.L. 1923, ch. 417, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 633, § 18;

G.L. 1956, § 42-30-13; P.L. 1980, ch. 324, § 1.)