April 6, 2001




DIGEST OF SB 46 (Updated April 3, 2001 12:04 PM - DI 106)

Citations Affected: IC 26-2.

Synopsis: Electronic sales and lease transactions. Provides that the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act applies to the Uniform Commercial Code sections on sales and leases.

Effective: July 1, 2001.

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    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
    January 30, 2001, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 5, 2001, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    February 6, 2001, read third time, passed. Yeas 49, nays 0.


    February 26, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
    April 5, 2001, reported _ Do Pass.

April 6, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning commercial law.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 26-2-8-103 , AS ADDED BY P.L.62-2000, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 103. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), this chapter applies to electronic records and electronic signatures that relate to a transaction.
    (b) This chapter does not apply to transactions subject to the following laws:
        (1) A law governing the creation and execution of wills, codicils, or testamentary trusts.
        (2) IC 26-1-1, IC 26-1 other than IC 26-1-1-107 , and IC 26-1-1-206 , IC 26-1-2 , and IC 26-1-2.1.
        (3) IC 26-1-2, IC 26-1-2.1, IC 26-1-3.1, IC 26-1-4, IC 26-1-4.1. IC 26-1-5.1, IC 26-1-6.1, IC 26-1-7, IC 26-1-8.1, or IC 26-1-9.
        (4) (3) Laws specifically excluded by a governmental agency under sections 201 and 202 of this chapter.
    (c) This chapter applies to an electronic record or electronic signature otherwise excluded from the application of this chapter under

subsection (b) when used for transactions subject to a law other than those specified in subsection (b).
    (d) A transaction subject to this chapter is also subject to other applicable substantive law.