1112.19 Retention and reproduction of documents.

(A) A family trust company may, for any business purpose, retain a document, paper, or other instrument. A family trust company may record by use of a process to record, copy, photograph, or store a representation of the original document, paper, or other instrument or record if all of the following apply:

(1) The process correctly and accurately copies or reproduces, or provides a means for correctly and accurately copying or reproducing, the original document, paper, or other instrument or record with regard to both its substance and appearance, except the copy or reproduction need not reflect the original paper or other medium, size, or color, unless the medium, size, or color is necessary to establish the authenticity of the original.

(2) The process does not permit the recording, copy, photographic image, or stored representation of the original document, paper, or other instrument or record to be altered or manipulated.

(3) Any medium the process uses to record, copy, photograph, or store a representation of the original document, paper, or other instrument or record is a durable medium for retaining and reproducing records.

(B) The superintendent of financial institutions shall identify and publish a list of processes that satisfy the conditions of division (A) of this section.

(C) Each family trust company that uses a process authorized by this section to preserve any of its records shall also provide for safekeeping and for examining, viewing, or projecting the records preserved, and for producing reproductions of the original records.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 229, §1, eff. 9/14/2016.