Digital Signature Legislation

A current summary of states with updated or pending legislation. Reprinted with permission of McBride Baker& Coles.

by / March 31, 1997
State-By-State Summary of Digital Signature Legislation


1996 Arizona Session Laws 213. Arizona amended Section 41-121 of Arizona Revised Statutes on April 18, 1996 to provide limited use of digital signatures. The amendment provides that the Secretary of State shall "[a]pprove for use by all other state agencies, and accept digital signatures for documents filed with the office of the Secretary of State" and gives the Secretary of State authority to adopt rules to achieve this purpose. The term "digital signatures" is not defined. (Sect. 41-121):


California Government Code