Deeds and deeds of trust - limits on fees for providing a copy. The act requires a person who solicits a fee for providing a copy of a deed or deed of trust to:
- Give a copy of the document that will be used for the solicitation to each county clerk and recorder where the solicitation is to be distributed;
- Not charge a fee of more than 4 times the amount charged by the county clerk and recorder that has custody of the deed or deed of trust for a copy of the same record; and
- Include specified disclosures on the document used for the solicitation, not make the document appear to have been issued by a state agency or local government, and not make the document appear to impose a legal duty on the individual being solicited.
The attorney general and the appropriate district attorney may bring an action for a violation.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)