Notary Record Book Rule
Texas Administrative Code
TITLE 1 ADMINISTRATION
PART 4 OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
CHAPTER 87 NOTARY PUBLIC
SUBCHAPTER E NOTARY RECORDS
RULE §87.60 Prohibition Against Recording Personal Information
(a) A notary public (other than a court clerk notarizing instruments for the court) that notarizes a document or instrument on behalf of a signer, grantor or maker that is identified to the notary by an identification card issued by a governmental agency or a passport issued by the United States may not record in the notary’s book of record:
(1) the identification number that was assigned by the governmental agency or by the United States to the signer, grantor or maker and that is set forth on the identification card or passport; or
(2) any other number that could be used to identify the signer, grantor or maker of the document.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit a notary from recording a number related to the residence or alleged residence of the signer, grantor or maker of the document or the instrument.
Source Note: The provisions of this §87.60 adopted to be effective April 22, 2007, 32 TexReg 2275