79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 335, Chapter 699 Page: 1 of 10
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CHAPTER 699 . No. 5
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the recording of electronic documents.
3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
4 SECTION 1i. Title 3, Property Code,. is amended by adding
5 Chapter 15 to read as follows:
6 CHAPTER 15. UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY ELECTRONIC RECORDING ACT
7 Sec. 15.001. SHORT TITLE. This chapter may be cited as the
8 Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act.
9 Sec. 15.002. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
10 (1) "Document" means information that is:
11 (A) inscribed on a tangible medium or that is
12 stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in
13 perceivable form; and
14 (B) eligible to be recorded in the real property
15 records maintained by a county clerk.
16 (2) "Electronic" means relating to technology having
17 electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic,
18 or similar capabilities.
19 (3) "Electronic document" means a document that is
20 received by a county clerk in an electronic form.
21 (4) "Electronic signature" means an electronic sound,
22 symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a
23 document and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign
24 the document.
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 335, Chapter 699, legislative document, June 17, 2005; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth157738/m1/1/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.