2-20-109. Secretary of state to register certification authorities and repositories -- penalty. (1) A person may not act as a certification authority or repository without registering with the secretary of state as provided in this section.
(2) A person who acts as a certification authority or repository without being registered with the secretary of state as required by this section and rules adopted pursuant to this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished as provided by law.
(3) A certification authority registered with the secretary of state pursuant to this section shall comply with all applicable requirements of Title 35.
(4) In addition to a filing fee that may be required by Title 35, the secretary of state shall charge and collect from each certification authority a license fee of $300 annually.
History: En. Sec. 9, Ch. 365, L. 1999.