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TITLE 34PUBLIC FINANCE
PART 3TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 33LEGAL CAPACITY
RULE §33.7Acceptable Signatures

(a) A person who has legal capacity but is physically unable to sign or make a mark may be assisted by a disinterested witness. For forms which require notarization, the notary attesting to the signature should make a statement on the document that assistance was requested and should include the name of the person assisting or signing the document. If no notary attestation is required on the form, a disinterested witness to the signing should make a statement on the document that assistance was requested, include the name of the person assisting, and sign the statement.

(b) A notary may sign the name of a person who has legal capacity but is physically unable to sign or make a mark if directed to do so by the individual, in the presence of a disinterested witness. The notary who signs the document should make a statement on the document that assistance was requested and that the signature was affixed by the notary in the presence of a disinterested witness whose name should be provided.


Source Note: The provisions of this §33.7 adopted to be effective March 12, 2003, 28 TexReg 2110

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