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  486.985.  Production of electronic signature or seal, compromise of, requirements. — 1.  Upon becoming aware that the status, functionality, or validity of the means for producing a registered electronic signature, notary seal, or single element combining the signature and seal, has changed, expired, terminated, or become compromised, the notary shall:

  (1)  Immediately notify the secretary;

  (2)  Cease producing seals or signatures in electronic notarizations using that means;

  (3)  Perform electronic notarizations only with a currently registered means or another means that has been registered within thirty days; and

  (4)  Dispose of any software, coding, disk, certificate, card, token, or program that has been rendered defunct, in the manner described in subsection 1 of section 486.995.

  2.  Pursuant to subsection 1 of this section, the secretary shall immediately suspend the electronic status of a notary who has no other currently registered means for producing electronic signatures or notary seals and, if such means is not registered within thirty days, electronic status shall be terminated.


(L. 2020 H.B. 1655)

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