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§30-13A-24. Requirements for recording documents.
(a) No survey document intended to be used in the transfer of real property, prepared by a licensee or endorsee, shall be filed with any county clerk or accepted by any public official of this state unless the licensee's or endorsee's signature and seal or stamp have been affixed thereto, except that any document, plan, map, drawing, exhibit, sketch or pictorial representation prepared by a person exempted from the regulation and licensing requirements of this article as provided in section thirty-six of this article shall not be required to have the signature and seal affixed thereto.

(b) If a survey document, prepared by a licensee or endorsee, has been altered from its original form, it shall not be filed with any county clerk or accepted by any public official of this state, until the original licensee or endorsee has initialed the changes, except that any document, plan, map, drawing, exhibit, sketch or pictorial representation altered by a person exempted from the regulation and licensing requirements of this article as provided in section thirty-six of this article shall require that the person who made the alteration initial the changes.