HB 1670 Notaries; conflicts of interests.
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Summary as passed:
Conflict of interests for notaries. Expands what conduct constitutes a conflict of interest for a notary to include the performance of any notarial act with respect to any document, writing, or electronic document where the notary is a signatory or is named in the document to be notarized. A notary who acts in violation of this bill's provision is guilty of official misconduct.


Summary as passed House:
Conflict of interests for notaries.  Expands what conduct constitutes a conflict of interest for a notary to include the performance of any notarial act with respect to any document, writing, or electronic document that presents a conflict between his personal interest and his official duty. A notary who acts in violation of this bill's provision is guilty of official misconduct.


Summary as introduced:
Conflicts of interests for notaries.  Provides that a notary shall not perform any notarial act with respect to any document, writing, or electronic document that presents a conflict between his personal interest and his official duty; a notary who acts in violation of this bill's provision is guilty of official misconduct. Under current law, a notary shall not perform any notarial act with respect to any document, writing, or electronic document to which the notary or his spouse is a party, or in which either of them has a direct beneficial interest, and a notary who performs such act is guilty of official misconduct.