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State Technology (STT) CHAPTER 57-A, ARTICLE 3
§ 302. Definitions. For the purpose of this article:

1. "Electronic" shall mean of or relating to technology having
electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or
similar capabilities.

2. "Electronic record" shall mean information, evidencing any act,
transaction, occurrence, event, or other activity, produced or stored by
electronic means and capable of being accurately reproduced in forms
perceptible by human sensory capabilities.

3. "Electronic signature" shall mean an electronic sound, symbol, or
process, attached to or logically associated with an electronic record
and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record.

4. "Person" shall mean a natural person, corporation, trust, estate,
partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association or any other
legal entity, and also includes any department, agency, authority, or
instrumentality of the state or its political subdivisions.

5. "Governmental entity" shall mean any state department, board,
bureau, division, commission, committee, public authority, public
benefit corporation, council, office, or other governmental entity or
officer of the state having statewide authority, except the state
legislature, and any political subdivision of the state.