2020 Arkansas Code
Title 21 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 14 - Notaries Public
Subchapter 2 - Facsimile Signatures and Seals
§ 21-14-203. Expiration and resignation

Universal Citation: AR Code § 21-14-203 (2020)
  1. (a) Any filing by a notary public with the Secretary of State under the terms of this subchapter shall remain in effect until the earlier of:

    1. (1) The date on which the notary public's commission in effect on the date of filing expires;

    2. (2) The filing is cancelled by the notary public by subsequent written filing with the Secretary of State; or

    3. (3) The filing is cancelled pursuant to § 21-14-113.

  2. (b)

    1. (1) A notary public shall send a signed letter of resignation to the Secretary of State and shall return his or her certificate of notary public commission when the notary public:

      1. (A) Wishes to resign his or her commission;

      2. (B) Does not maintain legal residence or employment in this state during the entire term of appointment; or

      3. (C) Is required to resign pursuant to a court order of this state or any other state.

    2. (2) The resigning notary public shall destroy his or her official seal immediately upon resignation.

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