Risk Management

TSU Office of Institutional Compliance

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

NOTARY WITHOUT BOND PROGRAM

Objectives / Goals:

Track all University’s notaries without bond and ensure that notary services are available for business related items.

 
Value Added Service to the University:

Notary services ensure that a notary is always available to the TSU family for documents requiring attestation.  Notary service is a necessary function of any organization.

Notary Appointment User Guide

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NOTARY SERVICE

Objectives / Goals:

The Compliance Office will provide notary service for those offices that do not have a notary on staff.
 
Hours of Operation:

Monday & Wednesday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Services Provided

        ·          Taking acknowledgments

        ·          Administering oaths or affirmations 
 
Statutory Authority:

Government Code: Sec.§406.016.

AUTHORITY:

(a)     A notary public has the same authority as the county clerk to:

        ·          take acknowledgments or proofs of written instruments;

        ·          protest instruments permitted by law to be protested;

        ·          administer oaths;

        ·          take depositions; and

        ·          certify copies of documents not recordable in the public records.

(b)  A notary public shall sign an instrument in Subsection (a) in the name under which the notary public is commissioned.

(c)  A notary public may not issue an identification card.

(d)  A notary public not licensed to practice law in this state may not give legal advice or accept fees for legal advice.