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Ohio Revised Code detail
signatures are recognized under the Ohio Revised Code.
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Below is an
excerpt from ORC Chapter 1306: Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, section
Electronic record or signature satisfies legal requirements (Ohio Revised
(A) A record or signature may not
be denied legal effect or enforceability solely because it is in electronic
(B) A contract may not be denied
legal effect or enforceability solely because an electronic record was used
in its formation.
(C) If a law requires a record to
be in writing, an electronic record satisfies the law.
(D) If a law requires a signature,
an electronic signature satisfies the law.
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