Uniform Conservation Easement Act Study Committee Background Report

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Nancy A. McLaughlin

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date Written: June 11, 2017

Abstract

This report was prepared by Nancy A. McLaughlin, Robert W. Swenson Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, in her role as Reporter for the Uniform Law Commission's Uniform Conservation Easement Act Study Committee. The report provides an overview of the Uniform Conservation Easement Act (UCEA), which was approved by the Commission in 1981, and examines the provisions in individual state conservation easement enabling statutes that differ from the provisions in the UCEA.

Keywords: Conservation Easement, Uniform Conservation Easement Act, Conservation Easement Enabling Statute, Uniform Law Commission, 170(h), Eminent Domain, Merger, Extinguishment, Amendment, Perpetuity, Standing to Sue

JEL Classification: Q00, Q01, Q1, Q15, Q24, L30

Suggested Citation

McLaughlin, Nancy A., Uniform Conservation Easement Act Study Committee Background Report (June 11, 2017). University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 283. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3101137 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3101137

Nancy A. McLaughlin (Contact Author)

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

332 South 1400 East, Rm 101
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
United States
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