ORS 194.578¹
Use of signature stamp by person who is blind or who has visual impairment or disability
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(1) As used in this section, "person who is blind" and "person with a visual impairment" have the meanings given those terms in ORS 346.110 (Definitions for ORS 346.110 to 346.270).

(2) Notwithstanding any provision of 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) or ORS 194.505 (Definitions for ORS 194.005 to 194.200 and 194.505 to 194.595) to 194.595 (Short title):

(a) A person who is blind, a person with a visual impairment or a person with a disability who is unable to sign any document because of the disability may use a signature stamp whenever the signature of the person is required on any document presented for notarization;

(b) In performing any notarial act involving the signature of a person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, a notarial officer, in the manner prescribed by the Secretary of State by rule, shall witness the use of the signature stamp and accept the stamp in lieu of the signature of the person; and

(c) The notarial certificate of an act signed with a signature stamp shall contain the phrase "signed by stamp before me" or words to that effect. [1999 c.333 §2; 2007 c.70 §53]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 194—Notaries Public, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­194.­html (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.
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