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NV Senate Bill 446

Notary Law Update: NV Senate Bill 446

State: Nevada

Summary:

Senate Bill clarifies that if a notarial officer signing a certificate is a Notary Public, the Notary must sign with the name as on file with the Secretary of State.

Signed:  June 10, 2015

Effective:  October 01, 2015

Chapter: 514

Affects:

Amends Nevada Revised Statutes Section 240.1655

Changes:
  1. Clarifies that if a notarial officer signing a certificate is a Notary Public, the Notary must sign with the name as on file with the Secretary of State.
Analysis:

Senate Bill 446 clarifies that if a notarial officer signing a certificate is a Notary Public, the Notary must sign with the name as on file with the Secretary of State. Previously, the provision applied to any notarial officer. In Nevada, that could be a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court, or a justice of the peace. Now, the provision applies only to Notaries Public.

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