All Committees

This is a list of all types of committees formed by the Uniform Law Commission.

Alternatives to Bail Committee  

The Alternatives to Bail Drafting Committee will draft state legislation addressing alternatives to bail in the criminal justice system. Money bail is one of the tools used by courts to ensure that a person accused of committing a crime will return to court for trial and is common in most places throughout the U.S. Among matters that have been suggested to the Drafting Committee to consider are: ...

 

American Bar Association Committee  

The Committee on Liaison with the American Bar Association is charged with the responsibility of fostering cooperation, better understanding and improved relations between the ULC and the ABA.

 

American Indian Tribes and Nations Committee  

The Committee on Liaison with American Indian Tribes and Nations, in addition to providing a general liaison function for the introduction of applicable Uniform and Model Acts into tribal codes and assisting tribes in developing tribal codes, is currently drafting a Model Tribal Probate Code with participation by tribal attorneys and council members as well as Indian Law scholars. The Committee previously ...

 

Automated Operation of Vehicles Act Committee  

The Drafting Committee on Highly Automated Vehicles is working on a uniform law covering the deployment of automated driving systems (SAE levels 3 through 5). The committee may address a number of legal and policy issues raised by automated driving, including driver licensing, vehicle registration, insurance, vehicle equipment, and rules of the road among others. The committee aims to reconcile automated ...

 

Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Committee  

The Committee to Monitor Developments in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution was created to monitor developments and trends in civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, to provide information to the Scope and Program and Executive Committees about these issues, to offer suggestions of issues that may be appropriate for uniform state law, and to offer suggestions on whether current ULC ...

 

Common Interest Ownership Act (Revisions) Committee  

The Study Committee to Revise the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (UCIOA) will consider the need for and feasibility of revisions to both UCIOA and the Uniform Condominium Act (UCA). UCIOA contains provisions for the formation, management, and termination of any common interest community, including condominiums, planned communities, and real estate cooperatives. UCA contains comprehensive provisions ...

 

Covenants Not to Compete Committee  

The Study Committee on Covenants not to Compete will study the need for and feasibility of a uniform or model law governing covenants not to compete in employment and related contexts.

 

Criminal Justice Reform Committee  

The Criminal Justice Reform Committee monitors the need for and feasibility of model and uniform state laws that effectuate criminal justice reform and serves as an advisory committee to the Committee on Scope and Program on potential and emerging legislative developments in criminal justice reform. The Committee may be asked to review and consider proposals for criminal justice reform work, but also ...

 

Data Breach Notification Committee  

The Study Committee on Data Breach Notification will study the need for and feasibility of state legislation on data breach notification. The committee will consider the personal information that should be protected and the methods and manner of notice.

 

Declarations of Quarantine  

The Study Committee on Declarations of Quarantine will consider the need for and feasibility of enacting uniform or model state legislation concerning a declaration of quarantine and concerning employment protection and income replacement for those who are subject to quarantine.

 

Direct to Consumer Sales of Wine, Beer, and Distilled Spirits Committe ...  

The Study Committee on Direct to Consumer Sales of Wine, Beer, and Distilled Spirits will study the need for and feasibility a uniform or model law governing direct to consumer sales of wine, beer, and distilled spirits.

 

Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death Committee  

This drafting committee will revise the Uniform Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death Act, originally promulgated in 1971 and adopted in 16 states. The act provides rules for disposing of a decedent’s property, originally acquired as community property, when the decedent’s estate is probated in a non-community property state. This act is intended to be enacted only in common-law property ...

 

Disposition of Human Embryos and Gametes  

This committee will study the need for and feasibility of state legislation governing the disposition of human embryos and gametes at divorce, separation, or death.

 

Easement Relocation Committee  

This committee will draft a law addressing the circumstances and conditions under which a non-utility easement may be relocated.

 

Economic Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants Committee  

The Drafting Committee on Economic Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants will draft a uniform or model law to standardize the economic rights of unmarried cohabitants. The rate of nonmarital cohabitation within the U.S. is increasing, but there is no consistent legal doctrine among the states for division of jointly acquired property when cohabitants break up or when one cohabitant dies. Instead, courts ...

 

Electronic Registry for Residential Mortgage Notes Committee  

The Drafting Committee on Electronic Registry for Residential Mortgage Notes will, if necessary, develop a uniform electronic registry for residential mortgage notes that will be national in its effect, taking into account the appropriate relationship between the registry and other law. The development of securitization as a common practice with regard to residential mortgage notes has created the ...

 

Electronic Wills Committee  

The Drafting Committee on Electronic Wills will draft a uniform act or model law addressing the formation, validity and recognition of electronic wills, with appropriate technology-based safeguards to ensure the integrity of these documents for admission to probate.

 

Event Data Recorders in Cars Committee  

The Study Committee on Event Data Recorders in Cars is studying the need for and feasibility of uniform or model state legislation concerning event data recorders and all generated vehicle data. The committee has considered the issues raised by the installation of data recorders in vehicles, including privacy issues; disclosure requirements; ownership of data; use of EDR data as evidence; access to ...

 

Executive Commitee  

The Executive Committee is the ULC’s governing board and has the responsibility for implementing the policies adopted by the ULC at its meetings, and all the duties and powers prescribed by the Constitution and Bylaws.

 

Extreme Risk Protection Orders Committee  

The Study Committee on Extreme Risk Protection Orders will consider the need for and feasibility of a uniform or model law on extreme risk protection orders. “Extreme risk protection order” provisions are laws which permit law enforcement officers or family members to petition a court to order removal of firearms from an individual who is considered to present a danger to themselves or others. Twelve ...