H.B. 28
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Jan 28, 2021
SESSION 2021 HOUSE PRINCIPAL CLERK
H D
HOUSE BILL DRH40018-NB-11
Short Title: Notary Public/Noncitizens. (Public)
Sponsors: Representative Cleveland.
Referred to:
1 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
2 AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF "RESIDE LEGALLY" AS USED IN THE
3 NOTARY PUBLIC STATUTES.
4 The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
5 SECTION 1. G.S. 10B-3 reads as rewritten:
6 "§ 10B-3. Definitions.
7 The following definitions apply in this Chapter:
8 …
9 (20a) Reside legally. – Any of the following:
10 a. A citizen of the United States.
11 b. An immigrant lawfully admitted for permanent residence as defined in
12 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20).
13 c. A nonimmigrant who (i) entered the United States with permission
14 under a nonimmigrant status and (ii) is currently authorized to work in
15 the United States.
16 …."
17 SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
*DRH40018-NB-11*

Statutes affected:
Filed: 10B-3