Author Archives: Brian Lewis

The Study Committee to Amend the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts

by Brian Lewis — Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Uniform Law Commission Acts and Projects Part 4 The Study Committee to Amend the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved a drafting committee to Amend the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) to authorize remote notarization without geographic limits on the location of the signer and to address […]

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The Uniform Criminal Records Accuracy Act

by Brian Lewis — Friday, June 30, 2017

Uniform Law Commission Acts and Projects Part 3 The Uniform Criminal Records Accuracy Act Many developments concerning criminal records have occurred over the past twenty years, including the creation of the National Criminal Background Check System in 1993, the establishment of criminal history repositories in all states, and the increasing use of criminal record checks […]

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The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act

by Brian Lewis — Friday, May 26, 2017

Uniform Law Commission Acts and Projects Part 2 The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act Increasingly, state governments are publishing laws, statutes, agency rules, and court rules and decisions online.  In some states, important state-level legal material is no longer published in books, but is only available online.  While electronic publication of legal material has created […]

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Uniform Law Commission Acts and Projects

by Brian Lewis — Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017

Part 1 My name is Brian Lewis and I am Legislative Counsel with the Uniform Law Commission (ULC).  The ULC is a nonprofit entity, formed in 1892, to create nonpartisan state legislation. Commissioners—who are all lawyers—are appointed for a term of service by the individual state governments, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the […]

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