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Title 1 - Administration of the Government
UNIFORMITY OF LEGISLATION
SECTION 1-21-10. Board of Commissioners for Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in the United States.
The Governor shall appoint three suitable persons who, with their successors, shall constitute a "Board of Commissioners for the Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in the United States." Any vacancy in the Board shall be filled by the appointment by the Governor of a suitable person.
SECTION 1-21-20. Duty of Board.
The Board shall:
(1) Examine the subjects of insolvency, the descent and distribution of property, the execution and probate of wills and other subjects upon which uniformity of legislation in the various states and territories of the union is desirable but which are outside the jurisdiction of the Congress of the United States;
(2) Confer upon these matters with the commissioners appointed by other states and territories for the same purpose;
(3) Consider and draft uniform laws to be submitted for approval and adoption of the several states; and
(4) Generally devise and recommend such other or further course of action as shall accomplish the purposes of this chapter.
SECTION 1-21-30. Record; annual report.
The Board shall keep a record of all its transactions and shall at each regular session of the legislature in each year, and may at any other time, make a report of its doings and of its recommendations to the General Assembly.