New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter LVIII - New York State Teachers' Retirement System
Part 5029 - Electronic Signatures and Filing of Documents
Section 5029.4 - General

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 12, March 20, 2024

(a) An electronic record shall have the same force and effect as those records not produced by electronic means.

(b) Electronic records shall be considered and treated as any other records for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Law as set forth in article 6 of the Public Officers Law.

(c) Electronic records shall be considered and treated as any other records for the purposes of disclosure of those records as set forth in article 6-A of the Public Officers Law.

(d) Electronic records, electronically stored and reproduced copies of records, and electronic signatures, shall be admissible into evidence under the same rules as those records and signatures not produced or stored and reproduced, by electronic means.

(e) Nothing in this Part shall require any entity or person to use an electronic record or an electronic signature unless otherwise provided by law or as required by the system.

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