Section 1337.571 | Digital assets.
Unless the power of attorney otherwise provides, language in a power of attorney granting general authority with respect to digital assets causes the agent to be an authorized user for the purpose of applicable computer fraud and unauthorized computer access laws and authorizes the agent to do all of the following:
(A) Have access to any catalogue of electronic communications sent or received by the principal;
(B) Have access to any other digital asset in which the principal has a right or interest;
(C) Have the right to access any of the principal's tangible personal property capable of receiving, storing, processing, or sending a digital asset;
(D) Take any action concerning the asset to the extent of the account holder's authority;
(E) Have access to the content of electronic communications sent or received by the principal.
Available Versions of this Section
- April 6, 2017 – Enacted by House Bill 432 - 131st General Assembly [ View April 6, 2017 Version ]