Oregon Statutes - Chapter 194 - Notaries Public - Section 194.578 - Use of signature stamp by person who is blind or who has visual impairment or disability; rules.

(1) As used in this section, “person who is blind” and “person with a visual impairment” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 346.110.

(2) Notwithstanding any provision of ORS 194.005 to 194.200 or ORS 194.505 to 194.595:

(a) A person who is blind, a person with a visual impairment or a person with a disability who is unable to sign any document because of the disability may use a signature stamp whenever the signature of the person is required on any document presented for notarization;

(b) In performing any notarial act involving the signature of a person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, a notarial officer, in the manner prescribed by the Secretary of State by rule, shall witness the use of the signature stamp and accept the stamp in lieu of the signature of the person; and

(c) The notarial certificate of an act signed with a signature stamp shall contain the phrase “signed by stamp before me” or words to that effect. [1999 c.333 §2; 2007 c.70 §53]

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