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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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State Legislative and Regulatory News
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...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Issues Proposed Unclaimed Property Rule Amendments »
On Nov. 9, 2017, the Ohio Department of Commerce published amendments to the state’s unclaimed property administrative rul...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes Proposed to New Illinois Unclaimed Property Statutes »
On Nov. 1, Illinois Rep. Michael J. Zalewski filed House Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 868 , which would make significant...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Appoints New State Escheator »
On Oct. 3, 2017, Delaware Department of Finance Secretary Rick Geisenberger announced the appointment of Jennifer Noe...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Issues Final Unclaimed Property Examination Regulations »
The state of Delaware has issued its final Department of Finance regulations, effective on Oct. 11, 2017.   “...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Announces Plans to Send Out-of-Compliance Notices in October »
On Sept. 29, 2017, the Delaware secretary of state issued a statement announcing his office plans to send notices beginnin...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Governor Vetoes Unclaimed Life Insurance Act Amendment »
On Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto of H.B. 302 , legislation that would ame...
Thursday, August 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Designation of Representation Form Is Now Available »
With the Sept. 1 effective date for Texas law H.B. 1454 just a week away, Texas posted a form that holders may provide...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Publishes Proposed Examination Regulations »
On Aug. 1, 2017, Delaware published proposed regulations for unclaimed property examinations in its Monthly Register o...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware recommends extension of estimation regulation adoption »
On June 2, 2017, Delaware Senate Bill 79 was amended to include, among other things, a change to the date for adopting...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Illinois considers changing due diligence requirements »
  Illinois S.B. 1470 would require holders to send owner notices via certified mail if property is valued at o...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah is second state to adopt RUUPA-inspired bill »
  Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed Utah S.B. 175 into law on Friday, March 24. With the passage of S.B. 175,...
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...
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...
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...
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, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DC Revises Securities Delivery Instructions »
  The District of Columbia has changed its instructions for holders to follow when transferring securities to DC...
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...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Releases Summer Newsletter »
The California State Controller's Office (SCO), Unclaimed Property Division, published its quarterly newsletter which...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Idaho Updates Holder Handbook »
The Idaho State Treasurer's Office's Unclaimed Property Division, updated its holder handbook for 2016 reporting. The focu...
Monday, May 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Governor Signs AZ H.B. 2343 »
  Arizona H.B. 2343, the bill that transformed from being one that prohibited contingent fee auditors to the enact...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California releases spring newsletter »
  The California State Controller's Office published its spring newsletter for holders. It includes information ab...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ULC releases new RUUPA draft »
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) released the latest Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (RUUPA) draft today. This...
Monday, February 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware releases draft audit manual »
In January 2015 the governor of Delaware signed S.B. 11 into law which required the Department of Finance to produce a det...
Monday, January 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Publishes Winter Newsletter »
  The California State Controller's Office (SCO) published its winter newsletter, which includes information about...
Monday, December 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAUPA elects 2016 board of directors »
On Friday, Dec. 18, the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) announced its 2016 board of dire...
Monday, November 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Dakota shuts down unclaimed property deposit account »
  South Dakota Unclaimed Property Administrator, Lee DeJabet, announced Monday, Nov. 16 via email that the specifi...
Thursday, September 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update: South Dakota's acceptable reporting file formats »
  The South Dakota Unclaimed Property Administrator shared an update regarding acceptable reporting file formats f...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah announces new holder reporting address »
Update your address book for the Utah Unclaimed Property Program.    Send unclaimed property reports a...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Publishes Summer Newsletter »
  The California State Controller's Office(SCO), Unclaimed Property Division, has published its 2015 summer news...
Monday, July 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Dakota Updates Holder Manual and Unclaimed Property Deposit Account »
  South Dakota updated its Holders Manual in July 2015 for the fall reporting season.   Included i...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Updates Holder Handbook & Safe Deposit Identification Form »
  Wisconsin released its updated version of the Holder Handbook (Publication 82) and Safe Deposit Box Identi...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Publishes Spring Newsletter »
  California released its quarterly newsletter, which includes compliance updates and tips. Some of the specific t...
Thursday, March 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Launches New Reporting System »
  The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) launched My Tax Accountant, a free reporting system holders can use to...

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