Sample Notary Exam 4
Register for a Notary Class
29) Only an authorized notary seal manufacturer may manufacture notary seals and only upon receiving from the notary approval from the Secretary of State to have the notary seal manufactured. What is the fine amount for the unauthorized duplication, sale or manufacturing of a notary seal?
a) $750 per occurrence.
b) $1,500 per occurrence.
c) $2,500 per occurrence.
d)$10,000 per occurrence.
Correct answer: b
The listing of violations which carry a $1,500 fine are as
The use of false or misleading advertising.
Translating "notary public" directly into Spanish (against the law) or violating
other rules regarding the advertising of notary services in other langauges.
Completing a notary act without being a commissioned notary.
Immigration specialist or consiultant violations including restrictions on
charging to assist in the completion of immigration forms.
Dishonesty, fraud, or deciet with the intent to substantially benefit the notary
public or another, or substantally injure another.
Unauthorized manufacture of a notary seal.
Execution of a certificate that a notary knows to be false. Please note that if
a notary falsifies an acknowledgment, this becomes a $10,000 fine and a felony.
Failure to notify the Secretary of State of a lost or stolen notary journal or