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Article - State Government


    (a)    A notarial act performed in another state has the same effect under the laws of this State as if performed by a notarial officer of this State, if the act performed in the other state is performed by:

        (1)    a notary public of that state;

        (2)    a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court of that state; or

        (3)    any other individual authorized by the laws of that state to perform the notarial act.

    (b)    The signature and title of an individual performing a notarial act in another state are prima facie evidence that:

        (1)    the signature is genuine; and

        (2)    the individual holds the designated title.

    (c)    The signature and title of a notarial officer listed in subsection (a)(1) or (2) of this section conclusively establish the authority of the notarial officer to perform the notarial act.

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