Senate Bill No. 640
(By Senators Fanning, Weeks, Hunter and Minard)
[Introduced March 21, 2005; referred to the Committee
on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §29-4-15 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to commissioner seals; and
providing for the use of a stamped imprint as an acceptable
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §29-4-15 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 4. NOTARIES PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONERS.
§29-4-15. Seal of such commissioner.
Every such commissioner shall provide an official seal on
which shall be inscribed his or her name and residence and the
words "Commissioner for West Virginia". An impression or stamped
imprint of such seal, together with his or her signature, shall be
forthwith transmitted to and filed in the office of the Secretary
(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to allow commissioners the
ability to use a stamped imprint.
Strike-throughs indicate language which would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language which
would be added.)