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Employment Termination Act

The Model Employment Termination Act (META) protects employees from wrongful discharge by requiring that dismissals be made for "good cause."


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State Administrative Procedure Act, Revised

The Revised Model State Administrative Procedure Act (MSAPA) is an update of the 1981 act of the same name. The 1981 act provided procedures for promulgating administrative regulations and for adjudicating disputes before administrative bodies. The revision updates the act to recognize...


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Real Estate Time Share Act

The Model Real Estate Time-Share Act (MRETSA) is a comprehensive act covering all aspects of the law involving time-shares, including the creation, management, and termination of time-shares.


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Tribal Secured Transactions Act, Revised

The Model Tribal Secured Transactions Act (MTSTA) is based on Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. It provides a model statute for American Indian tribes to adopt to ensure the availability of secured credit to their members. The act was originally completed in 2005 and revised in 2017 to...


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Abandoned Property Act

The Model Abandoned Property Act (MAPA) allows a creditor, governmental subdivision, or homeowner’s association to request a determination that a property is abandoned based on the existence of three or more specified conditions indicating abandonment. Each homeowner and obligor, if locatable,...


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Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act

The Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act (MNAFA) allows a mortgage lender and borrower to voluntarily negotiate a workout agreement instead of using the foreclosure process. An agreement that meets the statutory requirements is legally enforceable and has the effect of discharging...


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Veterans Treatment Court Act

The Model Veterans Treatment Court Act (MVTCA) allows a state to implement diversionary courts for veterans of the U.S. armed services. Veterans’ courts have been created in a number of judicial districts around the United States to ensure that veterans in the criminal justice system receive...


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Marital Property Act

The Model Marital Property Act (MMPA) creates a class of property acquired during a marriage in which husband and wife have an equal interest. The MMPA allows common-law states to adopt a method of classifying property similar to the sytem used in community-property states. For more...


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Marriage and Divorce Act

The Model Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) is a comprehensive statute governing marriage and divorce. It minimizes the number of prohibited marriages, and includes the concept of no-fault divorce. For further information about enacting the MMDA please contact ULC Legislative Counsel Lindsay...


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Statute and Rule Construction Act

The Model Statute and Rule Construction Act (MSRCA) provides guidelines for drafting and interpreting a state's statutes and administrative rules.