2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 35:391 — Ex officio notaries; qualifications
CHAPTER 6. EX OFFICIO NOTARIES
§391. Ex officio notaries; qualifications
Any person may be appointed an ex officio notary as authorized in this Chapter, provided he:
(1) Is a resident citizen or alien of the state.
(2) Is eighteen years of age or older.
(3) Is able to read, write, and speak the English language and be possessed of sufficient knowledge of the English language.
(4) Is not under interdiction or incapable of serving as an ex officio notary because of a mental infirmity.
(5) Is not under indictment for a felony and has not been convicted of a felony for which he has not been pardoned.
(6) Has given bond, with good and solvent security, in the sum of ten thousand dollars conditioned for the faithful performance of all duties required by law toward all persons who may employ him in his profession of ex officio notary, or he has maintained a minimum of ten thousand dollars in errors and omissions insurance coverage.
(7) In the case of a state employee who serves as an ex officio notary in the course and scope of his employment, records his oath of office with the secretary of state.
Acts 1990, No. 290, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1991; Acts 1992, No. 623, §1; Acts 1993, No. 877, §1; Acts 2003, No. 926, §1.
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