Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 183 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 54A the following section:-
Section 54B. A deed of release or written acknowledgment of payment or satisfaction of the debt thereby secured or a release, partial release or assignment of mortgage executed before a notary public, justice of the peace or other officer entitled by law to acknowledge instruments, whether executed within or without the commonwealth, by a person purporting to hold the position of president, vice president, treasurer, clerk, secretary, cashier, loan representative, principal, investment, mortgage or other officer, agent, asset manager, or other similar office or position, including assistant to any such office or position, of the entity holding record title thereto on behalf of such entity acting in its own capacity or as a general partner or co-venturer of the entity holding record title, shall be binding upon such entity and shall be entitled to be recorded or filed, and no vote of the entity affirming such authority shall be required to permit recording or filing.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one shall apply to deeds of release, acknowledgements, assignments or releases executed prior to, on or after the effective date of this act.