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DIGITAL SIGNATURES

See also COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS; ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION; ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

Acknowledgments, digital signatures used as, liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.23

Agents

Agent for service of process, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Certificates and certification, warranties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Approvals, Administration Department, Minn. Statutes 2015 16B.05

Attorney fees, recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.18

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.06

Certificates

Acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.12

Acknowledgment of digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.23

Archives, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Databases, contents, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Emergency suspension period, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Expiration, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.16

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.09 to 2015 325K.11, 2015 325K.15

Presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.24

Publication, accepted issued certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Recommended reliance limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.17

Reliability, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.09, 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.15

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.14

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.09, 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.14

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Unreliable certificates, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.15

Certification authorities

Business methods, unreasonable risk of loss, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.08

Certifying to, subscribers, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Disclaimers, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.11

Expiration of certificates, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.16

Government entities acting as, suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.23

Licensed certification authorities, see same under this topic

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.07

Notice given, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Private keys held on subscribers' behalf, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.13

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Secretary of state, duties as, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Warranties to subscribers, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.11

Certification authority disclosure records

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.25

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.06

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Certification practice statements

Adoption and amendment by secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Material statements, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Terms and conditions, acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Certified copies, judgments, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.18

Charitable organizations, funds and accounts, Minn. Statutes 2015 309.77

City officers and employees, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.381

Commerce Department, acceptance by, Minn. Statutes 2015 46.04

Conflict of laws

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.1-108

Documents of title, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.7-103

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2015 321.1203

Contested cases

Certificates, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.07, 2015 325K.08

Exemption, suspension or revocation of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Recognized repositories, discontinuance of recognition, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Contracts and agreements

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Indemnification terms, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Suspension of certificates, limitation or preclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.21

County officers and employees, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.381

County recorder's official signature, electronic generation of, Minn. Statutes 2015 386.459

Court rules, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.27

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.25

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 223.16, 2015 232.21, 2015 325K.01

Digital signature account, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.04

Disclaimers

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.11, 2015 325K.12

Disclosure, licensed certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Electronic Authentication Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.001 to 2015 325K.27

Electronic signatures

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 223.16, 2015 232.21

Grain warehouse receipts, Minn. Statutes 2015 232.21, 2015 232.23

Trusts, Minn. Statutes 2015 501C.1302

Voidable Transactions Act, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2015 513.495

Encryption, defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 609.87

Exemptions, unlicensed certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Fees

Depositing, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.04

Filing fees, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Publication, notice of 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Service fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.04

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.07

Forge a digital signature

Assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.20

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Funds and accounts, digital signature account, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01 to 2015 325K.26

Government entities acting as certification authorities

Certificates, see same under this topic

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.07

Suitable guaranty, exception, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Human services licensees, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.041

Indemnification, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Injunctions

Certification authorities, business methods violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.08

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.07, 2015 325K.08

Investigations, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.07

Lawsuits, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.24

Liability

Allocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.24

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Licensed certification authorities

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Certificates, actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.14, 2015 325K.15

Confirmation of subscribers' identity, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Issuance of certificates, see Certificates under this topic

Notice given, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14, 2015 325K.15

Recognition of repositories, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Licenses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.07

Messages

Obligation to respond to electronic message containing digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.20

Unique originals, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.22

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.21, 2015 325K.22

Written documents, digitally signed documents deemed same as, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.21

Misrepresentation, certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Oaths and affirmations

Audit exemption requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.06

Certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Office in Minnesota, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Operative personnel, employment, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Orders

Business methods violations, prevention or restraint, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.08

Certificates, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.07

Licenses, summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.07

Performance audits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.06

Perjury, actions subject to penalties, subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Presumptions

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.24

Digital signature verification, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.24

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Private keys

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Certification authorities, holding on subscribers' behalf, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.13

Creation, trustworthy system, use, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Hold a private key, defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01

Rightfully hold a private key, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.12

Security compromised, 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Subscribers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.13 to 2015 325K.15

Public keys, certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Purpose of law, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.02

Qualified right to payment, recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.18

Recipients, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.20

Recognized repositories

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.14, 2015 325K.15, 2015 325K.25

Recognition, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Recommended reliance limits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.17

Records and record keeping

Certification authority disclosure records, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.06, 2015 325K.25

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03, 2015 325K.25

Rulemaking about, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Registered agents, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Repositories

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10, 2015 325K.14, 2015 325K.15, 2015 325K.25

Recognized repositories, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.03

Secretary of state, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.26

Securities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 80A.44

Security plans, application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Signature requirements

Satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.19

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Standards, other, more rigorous standards, application, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Statutes of limitations, recovery, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.18

Subscribers

Acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Agent warranties, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Confirmation of identity, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Death or dissolution, revocation of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.15

Expiration of certificates, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.16

Indemnification, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.12

Issuance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.11, 2015 325K.12

Notice received, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Private keys, control, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.13, 2015 325K.15

Prospective subscribers, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

Requests by, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14, 2015 325K.15

Trustworthy systems, use, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.11, 2015 325K.12

Suitable guaranty

Filing with secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Form and terms, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.18

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.03

Satisfaction of payment or claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01

Town officers and employees, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.381

Trustworthy systems

Recognition of repositories, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.25

Right to use, certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Uses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Who may use, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.09

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Unreliable certificates, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.15

Unreliable digital signatures

Recipients, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.20

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Validity, state documents, Minn. Statutes 2015 16B.05

Verify a digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.01, 2015 325K.24

Violations and penalties

Business methods violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.08

Certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.14

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.07

Licenses, summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05, 2015 325K.07

Violations exceeding one day, each day considered separate incident, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.07

Waivers

Certificate issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.10

In-person registration, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Warranties

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.11, 2015 325K.12

Revocation of certificate, discharge of, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.15

Working capital, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05

Writing

Certificates, revocation requests, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.15

Digitally signed document deemed same as, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.21

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.05