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S.761

One Hundred Sixth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,

the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand

An Act

To facilitate the use of electronic records and signatures in interstate or foreign commerce.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

TITLE I--ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND SIGNATURES IN COMMERCE

SEC. 101. GENERAL RULE OF VALIDITY.

SEC. 102. EXEMPTION TO PREEMPTION.

SEC. 103. SPECIFIC EXCEPTIONS.

SEC. 104. APPLICABILITY TO FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS.

SEC. 105. STUDIES.

SEC. 106. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 107. EFFECTIVE DATE.

TITLE II--TRANSFERABLE RECORDS

SEC. 201. TRANSFERABLE RECORDS.

SEC. 202. EFFECTIVE DATE.

TITLE III--PROMOTION OF INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC COMMERCE

SEC. 301. PRINCIPLES GOVERNING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS.

TITLE IV--COMMISSION ON ONLINE CHILD PROTECTION

SEC. 401. AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT GIFTS.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.

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