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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 toni@uppo.org.

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UPPO Advocacy Activity
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Surveys State Administrators About Recent Reporting Changes »
UPPO recently surveyed state unclaimed property administrators, requesting information about a variety of possible changes...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holders Coalition Submits Comments Regarding IRS Revenue Ruling Conflict ​ »
The Holders Coalition – a group of organizations, including UPPO, whose members hold or represent owners of property –&nbs...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
UPPO Offers to Assist Department of Labor »
During a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce event focused on retirement, a Department of Labor benefits regulator announced t...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GRAC Forms Priority Issue Workgroups »
After establishing its top five priority issues this spring, GRAC formed workgroups to establish goals for each priority i...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Outlines Top Advocacy Priorities »
To continue refining and improving the organization’s advocacy work, GRAC recently established its top five priority issue...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
State of Alaska Responds to UPPO Award »
In response to receiving the UPPO Members' Choice Overall Excellence Award, the Alaska  Department of Revenue's Treas...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Sponsors California Unclaimed Property Voluntary Disclosure Program Bill (AB 2773) »
California Assembly Bill 2773 (AB 2773) , introduced on Feb. 16, 2018, and updated on March 19, 2018, seeks to create an...
Monday, February 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GRAC Outlines Differences Between RUUPA and ABA Model Act »
In preparation for the Advocacy Efforts in the Age of Reform session at the UPPO Annual Conference, the Government Relatio...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Comments on Washington State RUUPA Bill H.B. 2486 »
The state of Washington’s House of Representatives is considering a bill, H.B. 2486 , modeled after the Revised Uniform...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Comments on Proposed New Jersey Regulations »
On Jan. 26, 2018, UPPO submitted comments to New Jersey regarding proposed unclaimed property regulations. The comment...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Recommends Clarification of Proposed Ohio Rules »
On Dec. 15, 2017, the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization submitted comments to the Ohio Department of Commerce...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Additional Comments to ABA Regarding Model Act »
The American Bar Association is nearing completion of adopting a revised version of its Model Unclaimed Property Act, an a...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Provides Comments on Nebraska L.B. 141 »
On Nov. 10, 2017, UPPO sent comments to Nebraska Sen. Matt Williams regarding the L.B. 141, Nebraska’s Revised Uniform Unc...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA Incorporates UPPO Suggestions into Model Act Draft »
UPPO was pleased to learn that the American Bar Association’s Unclaimed Property Subcommittee has incorporated the majorit...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Files Comments Regarding Proposed Delaware Regulations »
On Aug. 30, 2017, UPPO filed comments with the Delaware Department of Finance regarding its proposed unclaimed propert...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Comments for Ignites Article Discussing New Texas Rules »
Ignites, a Financial Times company, published an article on Aug. 30, 2017, discussing Texas unclaimed property rules t...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Surveys State Administrators About Reporting Changes »
In July, UPPO’s Government Relations and Advocacy Committee (GRAC) surveyed state unclaimed property administrators, reque...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Judge in Office Depot Case Denies UPPO Amicus Brief »
On July 6, 2017, Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Joseph A. Greenway Jr. denied a motion by the Unclaimed Property Pro...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Comments to ABA Regarding Model Unclaimed Property Act »
The American Bar Association is in the process of drafting a revised version of its Model Unclaimed Property Act, an alter...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO submits amicus brief in Office Depot case »
On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of A...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
UPPO comments on Tennessee RUUPA bills »
  The Tennessee RUUPA bills ( H.B. 420 & S.B. 371 ) were introduced in February, and saw its most recent act...
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO weighs in on Illinois RUUPA bill »
  Illinois H.B. 2603 , a RUUPA-inspired bill, was introduced earlier this year, and re-referred to the Executiv...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO flags issues for DE's consideration »
  Delaware made headlines with its swift passage of S.B. 13 in February 2017. UPPO assembled a work group...
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)
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, 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...
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...
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, 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. &...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO submits letters of support for MA S. 1710 & AZ H.B. 2343 »
Two bills are pending in the Massachusetts and Arizona legislatures that would prohibit contingency fee auditors in unclai...
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...
Thursday, April 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Establishes Task Force to Craft Recommendations for DE Audit Manual »
In response to the enactment of Delaware S.B. 11, which requires Delaware to create an unclaimed property audit manual, UP...
Monday, March 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Comment to Michigan Regarding Proposed Audit Rules »
  On March 13, 2015, UPPO submitted comments to the Michigan Department of Treasury's regarding its proposed rules...
Thursday, January 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Sends Concerns to Nevada State Treasurer »
  On Jan. 22, UPPO responded to a new administrative policy established by the Nevada State Treasurer’s Office, w...

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