Re: California can now issue vital records using Verifiable credentials

Thank you to all the companies that contributed to support it happening.

Symsoft Solutions

Our lobbyist Jamie Minor of Niemela Pappas &. Associates
and Ally Medina who headed the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition for most of
the time and believed in our vision to get some legislation specifically
about verifiable credentials passed.

It goes to show that when a small group gets together and focuses along
with the right knowledge to navigate the political system good things can

I hope we can learn from this and work together in other jurisdictions.

- Kaliya

On Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 8:25 AM Shawn Butterfield <> wrote:

> Congrats, Kaliya! This is exciting :)
> Butters @ Salesforce | Software Architect
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 8:24 AM Daniel Goldscheider <
>> wrote:
>> Awesome work Kaliya!
>> On 29 Sep 2022, at 16:21, Daniel Buchner <> wrote:
>> Wow, this is awesome, thank you for everything you did to help make this
>> happen, Kaliya.
>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2022, 8:18 AM Kaliya Identity Woman <
>>> wrote:
>>> HI Folks,
>>>  I wanted to report good news from the Verifiable Credentials Policy
>>> Committee that I have chaired for the two years here in California (it sits
>>> under the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition).
>>>  SB 786 was signed by the Governor yesterday so it is now law.
>>> It amends the vital records act to say counties can issue vital records
>>> ad verifiable credentials.
>>>  You can see the text here:
>>> Hopefully other states will take note and follow suit.
>>>  -Kaliya

Received on Thursday, 29 September 2022 15:52:12 UTC