|(a) The secretary of state shall issue a traditional
notary public commission to a qualified applicant. An applicant is
(1) the applicant meets the eligibility requirements
stated in §87.10 of this title (relating to Eligibility to Hold
the Office of Notary Public);
(2) the applicant submits:
(A) a properly completed and executed application;
(B) the bond as provided in §406.010, Government
Code, if required;
(C) the statement of officer required by article XVI, §1
(D) payment to the secretary of state of fees required
by §406.007, Government Code; and
(3) no good cause exists for rejecting the application.
(b) The secretary of state shall not commission an
applicant if the applicant had a prior application rejected or a commission
revoked due to a finding of ineligibility or good cause and the reason
for ineligibility or grounds for good cause continues to exist.
(c) When all conditions for qualification have been
met, the application shall be approved and filed. The secretary of
state shall cause a commission to be issued and sent to each traditional
notary public who has qualified. A commission is effective as of the
date of qualification.