2017 ORS 177.065¹
Authority of Secretary of State relating to official acts of public officials
  • signatures of notaries public

(1) The Secretary of State may attest to the authenticity of the official acts of public officials in the State of Oregon that are described in ORS 7.130 (Search and examination of records and files), 194.255 (Notarial act in this state) (1)(b) and (c), 205.110 (General powers and duties of county clerk), 205.140 (Transcript or copy of record), 205.220 (Recording copies of estate records) and 432.295 (Preservation program).

(2) The Secretary of State may not certify a signature of a notary public on a document:

(a) Regarding allegiance to a government or jurisdiction;

(b) Relating to the relinquishment or renunciation of citizenship, sovereignty, in itinere status or world service authority; or

(c) Setting forth or implying for the bearer a claim of immunity from the law of this state or federal law. [2011 c.359 §6; 2013 c.219 §56]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 177—Secretary of State, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors177.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.