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  • UNIFORM LAW COMMISSION WRAPS UP 128 th ANNUAL MEETING Five New Acts Approved July 17, 2019 - At its recently concluded 128 th Annual Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved five new acts, including a new act ...

  • NATIONAL LAW GROUP TO MEET IN ALASKA New Act on the Operation of Automated Vehicles Scheduled for Completion July 8, 2019 - The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) will holds its 128 th Annual Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, from July 12-18, 2019, at ...

  • Tim Schnabel Named Executive Director of Uniform Law Commission Former Attorney in State Department Office of Legal Adviser May 16, 2019 – Tim Schnabel has been named the Executive Director of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC), a national law ...

  • Feb. 4, 2019 - At its recent 2019 Midyear Meeting, the Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) authorized the appointment of one new drafting committee and three new study committees. The new drafting committee is: Drafting Committee ...

  • January 28, 2019 – Five new uniform acts have been approved by the American Bar Association's House of Delegates as "appropriate Acts for those states desiring to adopt the specific substantive law suggested therein." The acts were approved at the ABA's ...

  • December 12, 2018 – The Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018) ("RULONA 2018"), a comprehensive act addressing every area of notarial law, has the support of two national organizations: the American Society of Notaries (ASN) and the Property Records ...

  • December 10, 2018 – Two uniform acts were approved for inclusion in the Council of State Governments' (CSG) "Shared State Legislation" compilation at the CSG SSL's recent meeting in Northern Kentucky / Greater Cincinnati.  The Uniform Parentage Act (2017) ...

  • December 6, 2018 - A new and comprehensive state law on guardianship has been recommended for state enactment by the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging.  In its recent report , Ensuring Trust: Strengthening State Efforts to Overhaul the Guardianship Process ...

  • September 14, 2018 – Two uniform acts were approved for inclusion in the Council of State Governments' (CSG) "Shared State Legislation" compilation at the CSG SSL's recent meeting in Snowbird, Utah.  The Uniform Protected Series Act and the Uniform Directed ...

  • August 3, 2018 - At its recent 2018 Annual Meeting, the Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) authorized the appointment of two new drafting committees and four new study committees.   The new drafting committees are:   Drafting ...

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  • The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1920, giving women the right to vote in the United States.  Not only did women finally have the right to vote, but by 1920 every state admitted women lawyers to the bar.  It wasn’t long after ...

  • This posting concerns two recent developments relating to the commercial law rules for digital assets such as virtual currency, electronic promissory notes and securities maintained electronically on a distributed ledger (often called a “blockchain”).  ...

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  • [This blog post is based on a presentation by Alfred Sadler and Blair Sadler at the opening session of the ULC's 127th annual meeting in Louisville, July 20, 2018.] Organ Transplantation and the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act: A Fifty-Year Perspective ...