Sec. 2-80. Commission. Appointment, duties and expenses of members. There
shall continue to be a Commission on Uniform Legislation which shall consist of eight
members appointed by the Governor, in accordance with the provisions of section 4-9a. Said commission shall examine the subject of marriage and divorce, insolvency, the
form of notarial certificates, descent and distribution of property, acknowledgment of
deeds, execution and probate of wills and other subjects, on which uniformity is desirable; ascertain the best means to effect uniformity in the laws of the states; represent
the state in conventions of like commissions of other states for the consideration and
recommendation of uniform laws to be submitted to the several state legislatures for
their action and recommend such other course of action as shall best accomplish the
purpose of this section. Members shall receive no compensation for their services but
their necessary and actual traveling and other expenses incurred in effectuating the object
of this section and an annual contribution to the National Conference of Commissioners
on Uniform State Laws shall be paid by the state.
(1949 Rev., S. 3504; 1951, S. 1888d; P.A. 80-252, S. 1, 2; P.A. 81-302, S. 1, 2; June 18 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-11, S. 48, 65.)
History: P.A. 80-252 established appointments and terms of commission members in accordance with Sec. 4-9a, replacing previous provisions concerning commissioners for the promotion of uniformity of legislation in the United States; P.A. 81-302 deleted obsolete provision for staggered initial appointments; June 18 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-11 increased membership from seven to eight, effective July 1, 1997.
See Sec. 2-71d re designation of executive director of legislative management committee as administrator of commission.
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