Mediation Act


The Uniform Mediation Act, drafted in collaboration with the ABA's Section on Dispute Resolution, establishes a privilege of confidentiality for mediators and participants. The Act was amended in 2003 to facilitate state adoption of the 2002 UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation.

Staff Contact

Kaitlin A. Dohse kdohse@uniformlaws.org


Enactment Status Map

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Legislative Tracking

2016 Introductions & Enactments
Massachusetts HB 38  Introduced
New York SB 6338 ComrieIntroduced


Drafting History

Origin: Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners, in collaboration with the American Bar Association's Section on Dispute Resolution, in 2001. Amended in 2003.
Committee/Resources: Mediation Act