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wedgeElectronic Signatures in Louisiana
wedgeHere is a partial list of the provisions that address electronic signatures and electronic records. A more comprehensive list of statutes is available here.
wedge9:2605
wedgeUse of electronic records and electronic signatures
wedgeparties have to agree to use electronic signatures (but circumstances can reveal such intent)
wedge9:2606
wedgethis Chapter shall be construed to faciliate electronic transactions
wedge9:2607
wedgesays one can't discriminate against electronic records and signatures
wedgeif law requires a signature then an electronic signature satisfies the law
wedge9:2611
wedgedeals with notarization issues
wedge9:2612
wedgeGeneral retention of records - electronic storage is generally sufficient
wedge9:2613
wedgeelectronic records and documents are admissible
wedge9:2614
wedgedeals with automated transactions (i.e. by bots) can be legally recognized
wedge9:2615
wedgeaddresses issues that have to do with when electronic transmissions are sent or received
wedgeRevision of La Evidence Code 1001
wedgeHB 1808 revised this provision to allow for fact that digital files stored on handheld devices or any portable storage device can be considered "originals" for purposes of the Evidence Code. The provision already recognized that such files stored on computers could be "orignials."

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