Sec. 4. (a) If a remote notarial act relates to a statement made in or a signature executed on a record, the principal shall appear before the remote notary public:

(1) physically; or

(2) by means of audiovisual communication described in section 6 of this chapter.

     (b) Any appearance described in subsection (a)(2) is considered to be an in person appearance for purposes of this chapter.

As added by P.L.59-2018, SEC.64.