Ch. 169 1997 Session Laws of Kansas 1179
An Act concerning digital signatures.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Section 1. (a) This act may be cited as the Kansas digital
(b) As used in this act, ``digital signature'' means a
electronic identifier that is: (1) Intended by the person using it to have
the force and effect of a signature; (2) unique to the person using it; (3)
capable of verification; (4) under the sole control of the person using it;
and (5) linked to data in such a manner that it is invalidated if the data
(c) A digital signature may be accepted as a substitute for,
and, if ac-
cepted, shall have the same force and effect as any other form of
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Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and
publication in the statute book.
Approved May 15, 1997.