California Government Code Section 16

16. Signature or subscription includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer s or subscriber s name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer s or subscriber s name; but a signature or subscription by mark can be acknowledged or can serve as a signature or subscription to a sworn statement only when two witnesses so sign their own names thereto.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134.)

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