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Since 1892, the ULC has provided states with non-partisan, carefully conceived uniform laws. Our work simplifies life for people who live, work, or travel in multiple states and improves local economies by facilitating interstate commerce. Each uniform act is drafted in an open and deliberative process that draws on the expertise of state-appointed commissioners, legal advisors and observers.

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Stronger States

The ULC promotes state autonomy by providing a process for state governments to collaborate on issues where uniformity of law is necessary but federal oversight is not. Uniform acts provide rules and procedures that are consistent from state to state but that also reflect the diverse experience of the states when appropriate.

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COVID-19 and the 2020 Annual Meeting

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, our 2020 Annual Meeting has been modified.

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News

  • November 17, 2020 - The Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has recently authorized the appointment of one new drafting committee and one new study committee. The new drafting committee is: Drafting Committee on Telehealth.  This ...

  • July 28, 2020 - At its recent July 2020 Meeting, the Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) authorized the appointment of five new drafting committees and five new study committees. The new drafting committees are: Drafting Committee ...

  • July 15, 2020 - Today the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved three new acts: Uniform Easement Relocation Act.  An access easement gives the owner of one parcel of real estate the legal authority to travel across another person’s property. Think ...

COVID-19 and the 2020 Annual Meeting

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, our 2020 Annual Meeting has been modified.

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Drafting Projects

Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Data Committee

This drafting committee will draft a uniform or model law addressing the collection and use of personally identifiable data, including provisions governing the sharing, storage, security, and control of the personal data of others. The collection and use of personal data are important features of our modern economy ...

College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Issues Committee


This drafting committee will draft a uniform or model law addressing college athlete name, image, and likeness issues. Issues to be considered may include a mechanism for providing college athletes with a meaningful opportunity to receive compensation for their NIL rights; parameters to protect college athletics ...

Public Meetings During Emergencies Committee

This drafting committee will draft a uniform or model act granting state and local agencies the authority to conduct meetings and hearings during emergencies using communication technology and alternative forms of voting, subject to minimum standards relating to technologies used, security, record retention ...

Resources

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Introduction to the ULC

Videos detailing the work of the ULC. Learn about what we do and who we are.

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How to Propose a Uniform Law

Have an issue which requires the uniformity of law? Find out how to submit your idea here.

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ULC Publications

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ULC's Achievements

Learn about the ULC and our triumphs during our century long history.

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