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UPPO aggregates the most important news and information about unclaimed property, including updates on legislation, reporting and compliance. Read the most up-to-date headlines here, and join UPPO for access to govWATCH for frequent briefings on state-specific legislation.

UPPO leadership is available to speak with the media on a variety of topics related to unclaimed property. To request an interview, contact Emily Lee, membership and marketing specialist at 763-253-4345 or

Legislative News
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO responds to securities liquidation bills »
  Arkansas and South Dakota introduced bills that would require the liquidation prior to or shortly after the esch...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ULC approves the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act »
  The Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act was approved by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) on  Wednesd...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ULC Releases Draft of Revised UUPA »
  The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) released a draft copy of the revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act yesterd...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Member Will Sit On DE Unclaimed Property Task Force »
UPPO member Michael Houghton of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell , will be serving on the Delaware Unclaimed Prope...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
AL Governor signs HB 112 »
The Governor of Alabama signed HB 112 into law on Apr. 18, 2013. The effective date is the first day of the third month...

Legal News
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Files Amicus Brief with SCOTUS »
On Monday, Aug. 1 the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Publishes Opinion in Temple-Inland Case »
  Summary provided by Alston & Bird: In a long-awaited decision , the Delaware federal district court h...
Monday, June 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
21 States Suing Delaware »
Twenty-one states on Thursday, June 9 sought more than $150 million in uncashed money orders from Delaware. The state offi...
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Supreme Court denies Taylor v. Yee cert »
On Monday, Feb. 29, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to let stand a lower court ruling in Taylor v. Yee and not hear the ca...
Thursday, September 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Amicus Curiae Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Taylor v. Yee »
On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, UPPO's Amicus Curiae Brief was submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the Taylor...

General Unclaimed Property News
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming ULC meeting scheduled »
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) announced that the upcoming in-person meeting of the drafting committee to revise the uni...
Thursday, August 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Time to Reform Escheatment of Mutual Fund Shares »
  Tax Analysts published "It's Time to Reform Escheatment of Mutual Funds Shares" an article authored by Daniel...
Friday, October 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAIC Work Group Recommends the NAIC Develop Model Law on Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits »
  The National Association of Insurance Commissioner's (NAIC) Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Working Group (w...
Thursday, April 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Institute for Legal Reform Publishes Best Practices for State Administrators and Private Audit Firms »
The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), an advocate for civil justice reform, published a paper regarding the c...
Friday, July 19, 2013
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Hold Meetings on Unclaimed Property Program »
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General held consultation meetings throughout June 2013 to discuss the Unclaimed Prop...

State Unclaimed Property News & Announcements
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida's pre-reporting note to holders »
  Florida has new changes to its unclaimed property reporting process that holders need to be aware of during the...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York reduces voluntary compliance program lookback period »
  New York reduced the look-back period used in voluntary compliance program to 10 years. It was previously 20...
Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa publishes final revised regulations »
This regulation rescinds and readopts Code Section IA ADC 781-9, relating to unclaimed property, primarily for the purpo...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arkansas responds to UPPO's concerns about mineral interests »
  The General Counsel of the Arkansas State Auditor's office issued a letter to UPPO , dated Oct. 5, stating th...
Monday, October 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin updates holder reporting guide »
   Wisconsin recently published a new holder reporting guide. Here are the updates included in the new guid...

Monday, November 7, 2016
Now accepting nominations for 17/18 UPPO Board of Directors »
  Nominations for the 17/18 UPPO Board of Directors are being accepted until Nov. 30. The following positions are...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Toni Nuernberg Named Volunteer of the Year »
  Earlier this week, Associations North the “association for associations” in the Midwest—announced&nbs...
Friday, October 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO recommends changes to Iowa's proposed administrative rules »
  UPPO submitted comments to Iowa regarding its proposed administrative rule changes, published in IA ARC 2...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Comment to Pennsylvania Regarding HB 1605 »
  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed PA H.B. 1605 into law on July 13, 2016. It included provisions related to...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO sends audit manual commentary to Delaware »
On Feb. 1, 2016, Delaware released its draft audit manual which is open to public comment until April 1, 2016. &...

Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Tracking
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO submits comments to Utah »
  Utah introduced Utah S.B. 175 , a version of the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. On Friday, Feb. 24,...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware first state to enact version of RUUPA »
  On Thursday, Feb. 2, Delaware Governor John Carney signed Delaware S.B. 13 into law. It adopts provisions f...

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