STATE OF NEW YORK
2017-2018 Regular Sessions
February 9, 2017
Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
on Governmental Operations
AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the fees notaries
public shall be entitled to
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 136 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 143
2 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
3 § 136. Notarial fees. 1. A notary public shall be entitled to [the
4 following fees]:
5 [1. For administering an oath or affirmation, and certifying the same
6 when required, except where another fee is specifically prescribed by
7 statute, two dollars.
8 2. For taking and certifying the acknowledgment or proof of execution
9 of a written instrument, by one person, two dollars, and by each addi-
10 tional person, two dollars, for swearing each witness thereto, two
12 (a) charge a fee for administering an oath or affirmation, and certi-
13 fying the same when required; and
14 (b) charge a fee for taking and certifying the acknowledgment or proof
15 of execution of a written instrument.
16 2. Every notary public shall post publicly and conspicuously at their
17 place of business a schedule of such fees so that it can be easily and
18 readily seen and read by the public.
19 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.