About the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions

**NOTICE**

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Secretary Bellows warns corporations and
non-profits regarding misleading solicitations

 

Governor Mills signs Executive Order for Temporary Remote Notarization of Paper Documents 

Governor Mills Executive Order for Temporary Remote Notarization of Paper Documents Amendment

New imageAn Act To Continue Temporary Modification of Certain In-person Notarization and Acknowledgement Requirements - Effective June 23, 2021

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING STATE GOVERNMENT CLOSURE

In observance of Independence Day, the Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022.

The Bureau is responsible for elections, corporations, and a variety of central filing activities. The Bureau has significant contact with the public in many areas including the following:

  1. Conduct of state elections
  2. Corporation filings
  3. Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings
  4. Oversight of the Administrative Procedure Act (state agency rule-making)
  5. Recording of appointments to state offices, boards and commissions
  6. Commissioning of Notaries Public

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