The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 004 : NOTARIAL ACTS(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 5371)
§ 5371. Notification regarding performance of notarial act on electronic record; selection of technology
(a) A notary public may select one or more tamper-evident technologies to perform notarial acts with respect to electronic records from the tamper-evident technologies approved by the Office by rule. A person shall not require a notary public to perform a notarial act with respect to an electronic record with a technology that the notary public has not selected.
(b) Before a notary public performs the notary public's initial notarial act with respect to an electronic record, the notary public shall notify the Office that the notary public will be performing notarial acts with respect to electronic records and identify the technology the notary public intends to use from the list of technologies approved by the Office by rule. If the Office has established standards by rule for approval of technology pursuant to section 5323 of this chapter, the technology shall conform to the standards. If the technology conforms to the standards, the Office shall approve the use of the technology. (Added 2017, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.)