(a)        The Land Records Management Advisory Committee established under G.S. 147-54.3 may develop forms for the documents required or permitted to be filed by this Article, but their use is not mandatory.

(b)        Any person, including the registers of deeds, may make available the forms developed under subsection (a) of this section. ?(2016-100, s. 2; 2017-23, s. 1.)