Oregon Statutes - Chapter 194 - Notaries Public - Section 194.024 - Investigation of applicant; consent.

(1) To assist in determining the identity of an applicant for notary public, or if the applicant has been convicted of a felony or of a lesser offense incompatible with the duties of a notary public, upon consent of the person making application for appointment as notary public and upon request of the Secretary of State, the Department of State Police shall furnish to the Secretary of State any information that the department may have in its possession from its central bureau of criminal identification, including but not limited to manual or computerized information and any information to which the department may have access, including but not limited to the Law Enforcement Data System established in ORS 181.730. For purposes of receiving the information described in this subsection, the Secretary of State is a “criminal justice agency” under ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730 and the rules adopted under ORS 181.555.

(2) A person making application for appointment as notary public shall be deemed, upon signing or with signature upon the application filed under ORS 194.014, to have given the consent necessary for purposes of subsection (1) of this section. [1989 c.976 §8; 1993 c.188 §14]

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