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31.0307 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 31.0307]

For purposes of this title:

(a) “Acknowledgment” means a notarial act in which an individual at a single time and place:

(1) appears in person before the notary and presents a document;

(2) is personally known to the notary or identified by the notary through satisfactory evidence; and

(3) indicates to the notary that the signature on the document was voluntarily affixed by the individual for purposes stated within the document and, if applicable, that the individual had due authority to sign in a particular representative capacity.

(b) “Affirmation” means a notarial act, or part thereof, which is legally equivalent to an oath and in which an individual at a single time and place:

(1) appears in person before the notary;

(2) is personally known to the notary or identified by the notary through satisfactory evidence; and

(3) makes a vow of truthfulness or fidelity on penalty of perjury, based on personal honor and without invoking a deity or using any form of the word “swear”.

(c) “Commission” means both to empower to perform notarial acts and the written evidence of authority to perform those acts.

(d) “Copy certification” means a notarial act in which a notary:

(1) is presented with a document that is neither a vital record, a public record, nor publicly recordable;

(2) copies or supervises the copying of the document using a photographic or electronic copying process;

(3) compares the document to the copy; and

(4) determines that the copy is accurate and complete.

(e) “Credible witness” an honest, reliable, and impartial person who personally knows an individual appearing before a notary and takes an oath or affirmation from the notary to vouch for that individual’s identity.

(f) “Journal of notarial acts” and “journal” means a device for creating and preserving a chronological record of notarizations performed by a notary.

(g) “Jurat” means a notarial act in which an individual at a single time and place:

(1) appears in person before the notary and presents a document;

(2) is personally known to the notary or identified by the notary through satisfactory evidence;

(3) signs the document in the presence of notary; and

(4) takes an oath or affirmation from the notary vouching for the truthfulness or accuracy of the signed document.

(h) “Notarial act” and “notarization” means any act that a notary is empowered to perform under this Act.

(i) “Notarial certificate” and “certificate” means the part of, or attachment to, a notarized document that is completed by the notary, bears the notary’s signature and seal, and states the facts attested by the notary in a particular notarization.

(j) “Notary public” and “notary” means any person commissioned to perform official acts under this Act.

(k) “Oath” means a notarial act, or part thereof, which is legally equivalent to an affirmation and in which an individual at a single time and place:

(1) appears in person before the notary;

(2) is personally known to the notary or identified by the notary through satisfactory evidence; and

(3) makes a vow of truthfulness or fidelity on penalty of perjury while invoking a deity or using any form of the word “swear”.

(l) “Official misconduct” means:

(1) a notary’s performance of any act prohibited, or failure to perform any act mandated, by this Act or by any other law in connection with a notarial act by the notary; or

(2) a notary’s performance of an official act in a manner found by the Secretary of American Samoa to be negligent or against the public interest.

(m) “Appears in person before the notary” means that the principal and the notary are physically close enough to see, hear, communicate with, and give identification documents to each other.

(n) “Personal knowledge of identity” and “personally knows” mean familiarity with an individual resulting from interactions with that individual over a period of time sufficient to dispel any reasonable uncertainty that the individual has the identity claimed.

(o) “Principal” means:

(1) a person whose signature is notarized; or

(2) a person, other than a credible witness, taking an oath or affirmation from the notary.

(p) “Regular place of work or business” means a stationary office or workplace where one spends all or some of one’s working or business hours.

(q) “Satisfactory evidence of identity” means identification of an individual based on:

(1) at least one current document issued by a federal, state, territorial, or tribal government agency bearing the photographic image of the individual’s face and signature and a physical description of the individual, though a properly stamped passport without a physical description is acceptable; or

(2) the oath or affirmation of one credible witness unaffected by the document or transaction who is personally known to the notary and who personally knows the individual, or of 2 credible witnesses unaffected by the document or transaction who each personally knows the individual and shows to the notary documentary identification as described in subparagraph (a) of this subsection.

(r) “Seal” means a device for affixing on a paper document an image containing a notary’s name, jurisdiction, commission expiration date, and other information related to the notary’s commission.

(s) “Secretary” means the Secretary of American Samoa.

(t) “Signature witnessing” means a notarial act in which an individual at a single time and place.

(1) appears in person before the notary and presents a document;

(2) is personally known to the notary or identified by the notary through satisfactory evidence; and

(3) signs the document in the presence of the notary.

(u) “United States National” means anyone born in the Territory of American Samoa, or a citizen of the United States, and owes permanent allegiance to the United States.

(v) “Verification of fact” means a notarial act in which a notary reviews public or vital records to ascertain or confirm any of the following facts regarding a person:

(1) date of birth or death;

(2) name of parent, offspring, or sibling;

(3) date of marriage or divorce; or

(4) name of marital partner.

History: 2008, PL 30-18.