WEST virginia legislature
2021 regular session
Senate Bill 469
By Senators Maynard, Stollings, Rucker, and Woodrum
[Introduced February 26,
2021; referred to
the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend and reenact §39-4-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to permitting personal appearance by video technology before notarial officer.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 4. REVISED UNIFORM LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS.
§39-4-6. Personal appearance required.
If a notarial act relates
to a statement made in or a signature executed on a record, the individual
making the statement or executing the signature shall appear personally before
the notarial officer.
An For the purposes of this section, an individual
making the statement or executing the signature does not appear appears
personally if the appearance is by video or audio technology. even if
the video is synchronous
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit personal appearance by video technology.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.