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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
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Bills Signal Custody of Escheat Trend »
Recent legislation in three states indicates a potential trend related to limits on property owners’ ability to claim fund...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Revisits VDA Legislation »
UPPO  recently signed on as a sponsor  of California A.B. 2773, a bill to establish a voluntary disclosure pro...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Amends Unclaimed Property Regulations, Effective Feb. 1, 2018 »
  The state of Ohio recently published revised unclaimed property administrative rules. They go into effect on Feb...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Names Brenda Mayrack as State Escheator »
On Jan. 2, 2018, Delaware’s Department of Finance announced the appointment of Brenda R. Mayrack as Delaware’s new state e...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Jersey Publishes Proposed Gift, Stored-Value and Payroll Card Rule »
On Dec. 4, 2017, the New Jersey Treasury Department’s Unclaimed Property Administration published a proposed amendment a...

Legal News
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...
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...

General Unclaimed Property News
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, 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...

Saturday, December 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership Announcement: Proposed UPPO Bylaw Amendments »
In accordance with Bylaws, Article IX. Amendments, proposed amendments to Articles III, IV and VII require approval by the...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO congratulates unclaimed property certificate recipients »
Sixty-five participants successfully completed UPPO’s Unclaimed Property Certificate Program recently. Achieving the certi...
Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Unclaimed Property Certificate Program registration is open »
UPPO members can now register for the Unclaimed Property Certificate Program .  UPPO's certificate program...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Report highlights successful 2016/17 »
As UPPO grows, we want to make sure that all members are aware of how UPPO is investing in the unclaimed property communit...
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...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
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...

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