National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws ( NCCUSL) Law and Legal Definition
The NCCUSL is an association comprising of Commissioners appointed by each state. The purpose of the association is to discuss and debate in which areas of law there should be uniformity among the states and to draft acts accordingly. NCCUSL is best known for its work on the Uniform Commercial Code
The organization was founded in 1892. It is composed of representatives from all the fifty states. The Commissioners should be lawyers who are qualified to practice law. They are lawyer-legislators, attorneys in private practice, state and federal judges, law professors, and legislative staff attorneys, who have been appointed by state governments as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to research, draft and promote enactment of uniform state laws in areas where uniformity is desirable and practical. The conference has drafted more than 200 uniform laws.
The Commissioners are also refereed to as Uniform Law Commissioners.
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