(1) As used in this section, “electronic signature” has the meaning given that term in ORS 84.004.
(2) Notwithstanding any provision of ORS 194.005 to 194.200 or 194.505 to 194.595:
(a) A person may use an electronic signature in the manner prescribed by the Secretary of State by rule whenever the signature of the person is required on any electronic document presented for notarization;
(b) In performing any notarial act involving an electronic signature of a person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, a notarial officer, in the manner prescribed by the Secretary of State by rule, shall accept the electronic signature of the person; and
(c) In addition to the requirements of ORS 194.505 to 194.595, the notarial certificate of an act signed with an electronic signature shall be attached electronically by the notarial officer in the manner prescribed by the Secretary of State by rule and shall contain the phrase “signed by electronic signature” or words to that effect.
(3) The Secretary of State shall adopt rules necessary to implement this section. [1999 c.718 §5; 2001 c.535 §29]Section: Previous 194.555 194.558 194.560 194.565 194.570 194.575 194.578 194.580 194.582 194.585 194.595 194.700 194.980 194.985 194.990 Next
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