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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.

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...

Legal News
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...
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, 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...
Monday, June 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
21 States Suing Delaware »
Twenty-one states on Thursday, June 9 sought more than $150 million in uncashed money orders from Delaware. The state offi...
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Supreme Court denies Taylor v. Yee cert »
On Monday, Feb. 29, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to let stand a lower court ruling in Taylor v. Yee and not hear the ca...

General Unclaimed Property News
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...
Thursday, April 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Institute for Legal Reform Publishes Best Practices for State Administrators and Private Audit Firms »
The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), an advocate for civil justice reform, published a paper regarding the c...
Friday, July 19, 2013
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Hold Meetings on Unclaimed Property Program »
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General held consultation meetings throughout June 2013 to discuss the Unclaimed Prop...

State Unclaimed Property News & Announcements
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...
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...
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...
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...

UPPO News
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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...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Toni Nuernberg Named Volunteer of the Year »
  Earlier this week, Associations North the “association for associations” in the Midwest—announced&nbs...
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...

Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Tracking
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...
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,...
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,...

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