(1) A person may not be automatically reappointed as a notary public.
(2) Prior to expiration of a commission, a notary public may apply for a new commission in the manner provided by ORS 194.005 to 194.200, except that the person is not required to take the notary public education course described in ORS 194.022.
(3) A person shall resign a notarial commission by mailing or delivering a letter of resignation indicating the effective date of the resignation to the Secretary of State, if:
(a) The person no longer desires to be commissioned as a notary public;
(b) The person ceases to reside in Oregon, or if the person is a nonresident notary, ceases to be regularly employed or to carry on a trade or business within Oregon; or
(c) The person becomes unable to read or write. [1967 c.541 §11; 1977 c.128 §2; 1983 c.393 §21; 1985 c.487 §2; 1989 c.976 §17; 2005 c.733 §4]Section: Previous 194.040 194.043 194.045 194.047 194.050 194.052 194.060 194.063 194.067 194.070 194.080 194.090 194.100 194.110 194.120 Next
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