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28-2065 - Electronic and digital signatures; documents
28-2065. Electronic and digital signatures; documents
A. The director, in cooperation with a statewide association of franchised new motor vehicle dealers, shall establish a program to accept and use electronic or digital signatures.
B. In the process of developing the program, the director shall research and develop methods to allow the department, authorized third parties, licensed financial institutions, licensed insurers or any other business or individual as determined by the director to accept, exchange and use electronic or digital signatures for any document or for any transaction prescribed in this chapter and sections 28-370, 28-444, 28-453 and 28-5111.
C. The participants shall ensure that adequate security measures are in place to prevent any illegal use of the signatures or other information exchanged pursuant to this section.
D. The director may determine and require reimbursement from program participants for costs related to computer programming, hardware, development and personnel. The department shall deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, all monies received pursuant to this section in a separate account of the state highway fund established by section 28-6991. Monies in the separate account are continuously appropriated. The director may transfer monies deposited pursuant to this subsection from the separate account to the operating budget of the department's motor vehicle division for the purpose of reimbursing the department's operating budget for expenditures made by the division pursuant to this section.
E. This section does not limit the use of electronic and digital signatures used by state agencies, boards or commissions pursuant to section 18-106.
F. The director may adopt rules necessary to implement this section.