ORS 194.063¹
Application for new commission
  • resignation

(1) A person may not be automatically reappointed as a notary public.

(2) Prior to expiration of a commission, a notary public may apply for a new commission in the manner provided by ORS 194.005 (Definitions for ORS 194.005 to 194.200) to 194.200 (Action for damages or injunction for violation of ORS 194.166), except that the person is not required to take the notary public education course described in ORS 194.022 (Qualifications).

(3) A person shall resign a notarial commission by mailing or delivering a letter of resignation indicating the effective date of the resignation to the Secretary of State, if:

(a) The person no longer desires to be commissioned as a notary public;

(b) The person ceases to reside in Oregon, or if the person is a nonresident notary, ceases to be regularly employed or to carry on a trade or business within Oregon; or

(c) The person becomes unable to read or write. [1967 c.541 §11; 1977 c.128 §2; 1983 c.393 §21; 1985 c.487 §2; 1989 c.976 §17; 2005 c.733 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 194—Notaries Public, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors194.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information