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S.B. 114 Enrolled

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NOTARY PUBLIC REVISION

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2008 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Gregory S. Bell

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House Sponsor: Douglas C. Aagard

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the Notaries Public Reform Act by amending disqualification
             10      provisions from performing a notary act.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    allows an attorney to notarize a document when the attorney is named in the
             14      document if the attorney is only named as representing a signer or another person
             15      named in the document; and
             16          .    makes technical changes.
             17      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             18          None
             19      Other Special Clauses:
             20          None
             21      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             22      AMENDS:
             23          46-1-7, as repealed and reenacted by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 287
             24     
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Section 46-1-7 is amended to read:
             27           46-1-7. Disqualifications.
             28          A notary may not perform a notarial act if the notary:
             29          (1) is a signer of [or named in] the document that is to be notarized except in case of a


             30      self-proved will as provided in Section 75-2-504 ; or
             31          (2) is named in the document that is to be notarized except:
             32          (a) in the case of a self-proved will as provided in Section 75-2-504 ; or
             33          (b) in the case of a licensed attorney that is listed in the document only as representing a
             34      signer or another person named in the document;
             35          [(2)] (3) will receive directly from a transaction connected with a financial transaction in
             36      which the notary is named individually as a principal; or
             37          [(3)] (4) will receive directly from a real property transaction in which the notary is
             38      named individually as a grantor, grantee, mortgagor, mortgagee, trustor, trustee, beneficiary,
             39      vendor, vendee, lessor, or lessee.


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