Nebraska Revised Statute 64-302

Chapter 64


Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Electronic Notary Public Act:

(1) Electronic means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities;

(2) Electronic document means information that is created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means;

(3) Electronic notarial act means an official act by an electronic notary public that involves electronic documents;

(4) Electronic notary public means a notary public registered with the Secretary of State that has the capability of performing electronic notarial acts in conformance with the Electronic Notary Public Act;

(5) Electronic notary seal means information within a notarized electronic document that includes the notary public's name, jurisdiction, and commission expiration date and generally corresponds to the data in notary seals used on paper documents;

(6) Electronic notary solution provider means a provider of any electronic notary seals or electronic signatures;

(7) Electronic signature means an electronic symbol or process attached to or logically associated with an electronic document and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the document; and

(8) Notary public's electronic signature means an electronic signature which has been approved by the Secretary of State in rules and regulations adopted and promulgated under section 64-316 as an acceptable means for an electronic notary public to attach or logically associate the notary public's official signature to an electronic document that is being notarized.