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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

Legislative News
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...
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...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
DE Governor Signs H.B. 2 to Amend VDA Program »
DE Governor Markell Signs H.B. 2 Jan. 30, 2013 Expands VDA Program   Today, Jan. 30,...
Monday, August 20, 2012
Hawaii Act 229 Revises Unclaimed Property Law »
Effective July 1, 2012 Hawaii Unclaimed Property Law Revisions: Section 523A-9 Payment or delivery o...
Friday, July 20, 2012
UPPO Letter to Delaware - Inactivity Standard for Securities »
On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the UPPO Board of Directors, working with UPPO's Government Relations and Advocacy Committee (G...
Monday, June 4, 2012
New Michigan business to business exemption »
Michigan House Bill 4563 - B2B Exemption   HB 4563 signed into law on 5/24/2012 states that the MI UP la...
Friday, January 6, 2012
US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Decision on NJ Gift Card Litigation »
New Jersey Gift Card Litigation Court Decision Prepared by GRAC Committee Members: Kendall Houghton, Maryann Luongo a...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Michigan H.B. 6421 Signed Into Law »
UPPO Member Alert Prepared by GRAC Committee Members: Marcella Easly, John Biek, Ed Scarborough   On...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
New Jersey gift card/certificate proposed legislation »
UPPO LEGISLATIVE ALERT   Prepared by the GRAC Committee Members: Marcella Easly, John Biek, Ed Scarboro...
Monday, April 5, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washington Signs SB 6371 into Law »
Washington signs SB 6371 into law on March 15, 2010   This bill expands the definition of "money transmitt...
Monday, December 7, 2009   (1 Comment - view/add)
OHIO SUPREME COURT RULING RE: INTEREST Prepared by: Ed Scarborough of the GRAC Awareness and Advocacy Subco...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
AZ Senate Bill 1003 »
AZ Senate Bill 1003   SIGNED INTO LAW BY AZ GOVERNOR AZ Dormancy Period Reduction and...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEVADA ADMINISTRATIVE RULE PROPOSED CHANGES Prepared by: Marcella Easly, GRAC Awareness and Advocacy Subcommittee Co...
Thursday, October 15, 2009
California AB 1291 Signed Into Law »
California Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 1291, which impacts holders of unclaimed property. Major revi...

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