117.49 Record of land titles.

The document which evidences the vesting of any right, title, or interest in real property, other than public lands, belonging to or used by the state shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder of the county in which it is situated. When recorded, such document and related papers shall be deposited with the auditor of state and kept in his office, except that evidence of title to highway rights-of-way shall be deposited with the director of transportation and kept in his office. The auditor of state shall register the document, except title to highway rights-of-way, in a record system prepared for that purpose and open for inspection by all persons interested.

Effective Date: 07-01-1985