Section 35-10-95

Conditions for satisfaction agent to sign and submit affidavit for recording.

(a) Subject to subsections (b) and (c), a satisfaction agent may sign and submit for recording an affidavit of satisfaction of a security instrument complying with this article if either of the following occurs:

(1) There does not appear of record a satisfaction of a security instrument within 30 days after the receipt by the secured creditor of the notification.

(2) The secured creditor authorizes the satisfaction agent to do so.

(b) A satisfaction agent may not sign and submit for recording an affidavit of satisfaction of a security instrument if it has received a notification stating that the secured obligation remains unsatisfied or information that the security instrument has been assigned.

(c) If a satisfaction agent receives information that the security instrument has been assigned, the satisfaction agent may not submit for recording an affidavit of satisfaction of the security instrument without giving a notification of intent to submit for recording an affidavit of satisfaction to the assignee.

(Act 2012-278, p. 554, §6.)