31.0355 Death of notary.

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If a notary dies during the term of commission or before fulfilling the obligations stipulated in Section 31.0354, the notary’s personal representative shall:

(1) notify the Secretary of the death in writing;

(2) as soon as reasonably practicable, destroy or deface all notary seals so that they may not be misused; and

(3) within 30 days after death, send to the Office of the Secretary of American Samoa, care of the Office of the Governor by any means providing a tangible receipt or acknowledgment, including certified mail and electronic transmission, the notary’s journal of notarial acts and any other notarial records, in accordance with requirements of the same office.

History: 2008, PL 30-18.