Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, with respect
to any form or application required to be completed by an applicant
or an appraiser, or with respect to any document required to be
issued by the board, the board is authorized to promulgate rules and
regulations setting forth:
(1) Any procedure that will reduce the use of paper forms,
applications, or documents;
(2) Any procedure that will reduce the necessity for the board to
maintain paper documents;
(3) The procedure for submitting or issuing any such form,
application, or document by facsimile or electronic means; and
(4) The procedure for satisfying any signature requirement on any
such form by electronic signature, voice signature, or other means
so long as appropriate security measures are implemented that
assure security and verification of any required signature.
As used in this Code section, the term "electronic signature" shall have the same meaning as provided in Code Section 10-12-3.