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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:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 46-1-7, as repealed and reenacted by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 287
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:
30 (a) in case of a self-proved will as provided in Section 75-2-504 ; and
31 (b) in the case of a licensed attorney that is listed in the document only as representing
32 a signer or another person named in the document;
33 (2) will receive directly from a transaction connected with a financial transaction in
34 which the notary is named individually as a principal; or
35 (3) will receive directly from a real property transaction in which the notary is named
36 individually as a grantor, grantee, mortgagor, mortgagee, trustor, trustee, beneficiary, vendor,
37 vendee, lessor, or lessee.
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-19-07 9:47 AM