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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 Toni Nuernberg, executive director at 763-253-4344 or

State Legislative and Regulatory News
Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Extends Feb 2020 VDA Invitation Deadline »
Delaware issued an alert extending the February 2020 invitations to join the VDA program to May 22, 2020.  ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ERISA Advisory Council 401(k) exemption recommendation »
In November 2019, the ERISA Advisory Council recommended to the Department of Labor that 401(k) accounts remain ERISA exem...
Friday, November 22, 2019
NAUPA Provides Guidance on Reporting of IRAs and Tax Withholding »
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators has issued the following guidance for retirement plan admini...
Saturday, April 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado Passes RUUPA-Inspired Bill »
Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed  S.B. 88  into law on April 16, 2019. The RUUPA-inspired bill includes prov...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Introduces RUUPA-Inspired Legislation »
  On March 7, 2019,  H.F. 2208 , an appropriation bill that includes RUUPA-inspired language, was introduced i...

Legal News
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court Dismisses Card Compliant Lawsuit »
In a significant win for unclaimed property holders, Judge Paul Wallace granted defendants’ motion to dismiss in  Del...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Allows Office Depot Audit to Proceed, Priority Rules Claim Not Yet Ripe »
On Jan. 22, 2018, a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel of judges vacated a lower court’s opinion in Office Depo...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Flips Marathon Ruling »
On Dec. 4, 2017, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Marathon Petroleum’s lawsu...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Bed Bath & Beyond »
On Sept. 21, 2017, a New Jersey appeals court ruled in favor of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB) in its case against the state...
Thursday, August 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Reverses “Ripeness” Decision in Plains All American Case »
Last year, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss in the case of...

General Unclaimed Property News
Wednesday, September 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wyoming's New Reporting Website »
Wyoming recently introduced a new unclaimed property reporting website. It can be viewed here . 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAUPA Announces Standard File Format Reengineering Project Webinar »
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) is in the process of revising the NAUPA Standard Ele...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall Reporting Extensions for Businesses Affected by Recent Hurricanes »
In light of recent hurricanes, multiple jurisdictions have extended their fall unclaimed property reporting deadlines for...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arkansas Extends Reporting Deadline for Businesses Impacted by Hurricanes »
Arkansas Auditor of State Andrea Lea recently announced an extension of the unclaimed property reporting deadline for busi...
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, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Annual Business Meeting Moves Online »
Despite the unusual situation everyone has been facing in recent weeks, continuing to move UPPO forward is important. As s...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Cancels Annual Conference »
The UPPO Board of Directors has canceled the 2020 UPPO Annual Conference, scheduled for March 29 – April 1 in Tucson, Ariz...
Thursday, January 23, 2020
UPPO Board Announces New Dues Structure »
Periodically, the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO) Board of Directors reviews the dues structure to en...
Monday, October 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeking Silent Auction Items for UPPO Scholarship Program »
To help fund the  UPPO Scholarship Program ,  the UPPO Scholarship Committee will again hold a silent a...
Saturday, July 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Adds Quarterly Conference Calls for Property & Casualty Insurance Industry »
UPPO announces the expansion of its quarterly Industry Focus Conference Calls with the addition of the Property & Casu...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
Monday, February 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Outlines Issues with Utah Proposed Regulations »
  On Jan. 13, 2020, the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization submitted comments to Utah officials to voic...
Monday, February 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Outlines Issues With Vermont H.B. 550 »
On Jan. 15, 2020, the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization submitted comments to Vermont officials to voice conce...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holders Coalition Objects to Wyoming Draft Bill Limiting Consumers' Rights »
On Jan. 30, 2020, the Holders Coalition – a group of organizations, including and administrated by UPPO, whose members hol...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Comments to California Supporting a VDA Program »
In response to California’s adoption of S.B. 109, UPPO submitted comments to the Comptroller’s office regarding the law’s...
Monday, December 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holders Coalition Submits S.B. 88 Comments to Colorado »
In April 2019, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law S.B. 88, RUUPA-inspired legislation that goes into effect on July...

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