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The 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9

Information Last Updated December 19, 2014

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Summary of Statutory Changes

The following is a brief summary of all the statutory changes contained in the 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9 (“2010 Amendments”). The changes are presented in section in numeric order, not necessarily by topic. In some cases, multiple sections had to be amended to rectify a specific issue. Related sections have been cross-referenced if they are out of sequence.

The 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9 

UCC Administrative Rules

Click HERE for a chart that provides information on the UCC administrative rules adopted by each state, including links to the rules on each state’s website.  (updated December 11, 2014).

Legislative Status

Click HERE for the State 2010 Amendments Enactment Status Chart     (updated December 19, 2014)

Click HERE for The 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9: State Enactment Variations  (updated with NY enactment)

Frequently Asked Questions

The following is a list of common questions that lenders and legal counsel may have about the 2010 Amendments:

2010 Amendments FAQs

New Forms

 The following chart identifies what forms to use for filing in each state central index after the 2010 Amendments take effect and whether the filing office will accept prior versions for a period of time. 

Click Here for Acceptable Form Practices by State    (updated December 9, 2014)

CAUTION: These forms are provided for reference only and should not be used for filing purposes until after the filing state has the 2010 Amendments in effect.

The following file includes the forms set forth in the official text of the 2010 Amendments:


The following file includes additional forms approved by IACA that may not be accepted in all jurisdictions:


New Forms – Fillable Versions (for filing after the effective date)

UCC1          Financing Statement
UCC1AD    Financing Statement Addendum
UCC1AP    Financing Statement Additional Party Addendum
UCC3          Financing Statement Amendment
UCC3AD    Financing Statement Amendment Addendum
UCC3AP    Financing Statement Additional Party Amendment Addendum
UCC5          Information Statement
UCC11        Information Request

Individual Debtor Name Resources

The checklist below provides a road map for how to use the driver’s license as the source of an individual debtor name.  The chart indicates which legislative alternative each state enacted or has pending, plus what documents will serve as the source of the individual debtor name:

Click HERE for the Driver’s License Name Checklist  (includes Individual Debtor Name Chart) (updated December 19, 2014)

Click HERE for the Individual Debtor Name Chart  (updated December 19, 2014)

Transition Resources

The 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9 include rules that may require secured parties to bring some filed records into compliance with the new law.  The following resources explain when and how a secured party must take action to remain perfected through the transition period.

Transition Period Basics

In Lieu Basics

UCC Legislation Quick Reference

The chart below provides the status of current UCC legislative initiatives that may be of interest.  The chart provides the enactment status by state of Revised Article 1, § 4A-108, Revised Article 7 and the 2010 Amendments to Article 9 all on one page.

Click HERE for the UCC Combined Legislative Status Chart  (updated December 19, 2014)