Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 486
Commissioners of Deeds and Notaries Public

August 28, 2016
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Definitions.

486.200. As used in sections 486.200 to 486.405:

(1) "County" means any of the several counties of this state or the city of St. Louis;

(2) "County clerk" means any of the several county clerks of this state or the clerk of the circuit court in the city of St. Louis;

(3) "Facsimile" means an exact copy preserving all the written or printed marks of the original;

(4) "Notarization" means the performance of a notarial act;

(5) "Notary public" and "notary" means any person appointed and commissioned to perform notarial acts, including any attorney licensed to practice law in this state;

(6) "Official misconduct" means the wrongful exercise of a power or the wrongful performance of a duty. The term "wrongful" as used in the definition of official misconduct means unauthorized, unlawful, abusive, negligent, reckless, or injurious.

(L. 1977 H.B. 513 § 1, A.L. 2005 S.B. 420 & 344)




1991

486.200. As used in sections 486.200 to 486.405

(1) "County" means any of the several counties of this state or the city of St. Louis;

(2) "County clerk" means any of the several county clerks of this state or the clerk of the circuit court in the city of St. Louis;

(3) "Facsimile" means an exact copy preserving all the written or printed marks of the original;

(4) "Notarization" means the performance of a notarial act;

(5) "Notary public" and "notary" means any person appointed and commissioned to perform notarial acts;

(6) "Official misconduct" means the wrongful exercise of a power or the wrongful performance of a duty. The term "wrongful" as used in the definition of official misconduct means unauthorized, unlawful, abusive, negligent, reckless, or injurious.



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