Public Policy

ESRA creates and communicates its public policy based upon a rigorous process that is led by key innovators in the electronic signature and records field, and voted on by the Board of Directors. This section contains a list of each of our Public Policy statements.

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ESRA Public Policy Announcements

  • The Move to Digital CommunicationOctober 31, 2018 - 3:44 pm

    Consumers have been embracing the rapid move to digital communication, and have increasingly demonstrated a preference for conducting financial transactions online, including receiving bank statements and other information in real time. In addition, federal legislation designed to reduce the use paper has increasingly driven agencies toward paperless processes. Yet, despite these trends, , many institutions […]

  • ESRA Position on eTitling for VehiclesAugust 24, 2018 - 7:42 pm

    The titling, lien processing, registering, transferring, remarketing, and disposing of publicly registered vehicles should be electronically enabled. ESRA supports the adoption of interstate and intrastate electronic processes for automating public document processing and transactions, or e-Titling. Specifically, ESRA supports and encourages: The removal of governmental barriers to e-Titling. The use of electronic technologies and methodologies […]

  • ESRA’s 2018 Public Policy Committee PlansMay 10, 2018 - 1:33 am

    The ESRA Public Policy committee has a full agenda of important topics to tackle this year, including eNotarization, blockchain, eMortgage, and new legal challenges. Ken Moyle leads the effort as the Director of Public Policy for the organization, and discussed it in depth recently for ESRA. Moyle led off by talking about his background. “A […]