Sub. HB 2059--Am. by S
As Amended by Senate Committee
Session of 1997
Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2059
By Committee on Judiciary

10 AN ACT concerning digital signatures. 11 12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 13 Section 1. (a) This act may be cited as the Kansas digital signature 14 act. 15 (b) As used in this act, ``digital signature'' means a computer-created 16 electronic identifier that is: (1) Intended by the party person using it to 17 have the force and effect of a signature; (2) unique to the party person 18 using it; (3) capable of verification; (4) under the sole control of the party 19 person using it; and (5) linked to data in such a manner that it is invali- 20 dated if the data are changed. 21 (c) A digital signature may be accepted as a substitute for, and, if ac- 22 cepted, shall have the same force and effect as any other form of signa- 23 ture. 24 Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 25 publication in the statute book.