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Electronic Signature Act Info

On June 30, 2000, President Clinton signed into law the Electronic Records and Signatures in Commerce Act (or Electronic Signatures Act).


The Electronic Signatures Act (Public Law No: 106-229) went into effect on October 1, 2000 and gives electronic contracts the same weight as those executed on paper. The act has some specific exemptions or preemptions, notably the provision concerning student loans (section 107, (b)(3)).

For further information you can click on the link below to read the complete description of this Law.


Official Seal of the U.S. House of Representatives




           http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/15C96.txt