House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 10B-61 to delete (c), concerning the awarding of attorneys' fees.
Bill H 926 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 14 2013 - View summary
Bill H 926 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 16 2013 - View summary
Enacts new GS 10B-61 to give standing to any party to a transaction requiring a notarial certificate for verification and any state licensed attorney involved in such a transaction to bring a civil action in superior court against any commissioned public notary who violates the provisions of the Notary Public Act. Allows actions for damages or injunctive relief. Provides for awarding attorneys' fees to the prevailing party. Applies to notarial acts and omissions occurring on or after the date that the act becomes effective.