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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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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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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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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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Eminent Domain Code

The Model Eminent Domain Code (MEDC) is a procedural act providing comprehensive rules for the conduct of eminent domain actions, including preliminary negotiations, condemnation authorizations, and compensation.


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Audio-Visual Deposition Act

The Model Audio-Visual Deposition Act (MAVDA) authorizes the use of audio-visual means for the recording of depositions. The recorded material becomes an official record of the deposition. The act can be adopted by legislation or by court rule.


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Mandatory Disposition of Detainers Act

The Model Mandatory Disposition of Detainers Act (MMDDA) is a procedural statute establishing rules for the prompt disposition of detainers (i.e. warrants filed against persons already in custody) by providing that prosecuting officials, upon the request of the prisoner, must move forward with...