USA: Senators introduce E-SIGN Modernization Act
Senator John Thune, announced, on 2 July 2020, that he along with Senators Jerry Moran and Todd Young, introduced S.4159, the bill ('the Bill') for the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act to accommodate emerging technologies ('E-SIGN Modernization Act') which would streamline how consumers consent to receiving electronic documents like bank statements, account information, and contracts. In particular, the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN) 2000 provides a framework for the execution of electronic documents and signatures. In addition, the Bill would remove the requirement for consumers to reasonably demonstrate that they can access documents electronically before they can receive an electronic version.
You can read the press release here.