GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2009-227
SENATE BILL 268
AN ACT to eliminate the requirement of an elected official recommendation for notary public applicants in counties with more than five thousand two hundred and fifty notaries public.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 10B-5(b)(9) reads as rewritten:
"(b) A person qualified for a notarial commission shall meet all of the following requirements:
Obtain the recommendation of one publicly elected official in North Carolina
and submit the recommendation with the application. The requirement of this
subdivision shall not apply to any applicant who seeks to receive the oath of
office from the register of deeds of a county where more than
active notaries public are on record on January 1 of the year when the
application is filed."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 23rd day of June, 2009.
s/ Walter H. Dalton
President of the Senate
s/ Joe Hackney
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Beverly E. Perdue
Approved 5:48 p.m. this 30th day of June, 2009