(a) This title may be cited as the Uniform Commercial Code.
Terms Used In Washington Code 62A.1-101
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
(b) This Article may be cited as Uniform Commercial Code—General Provisions.
[ 2012 c 214 § 101; 1965 ex.s. c 157 § 1-101.]
Application—2012 c 214: “This act applies to a transaction that is entered into, a document of title that is issued, or a bailment that arises on or after June 7, 2012. This act does not apply to a transaction that is entered into, a document of title that is issued, or a bailment that arises before June 7, 2012, even if the transaction, document of title, or bailment would be subject to this act if the transaction had been entered into, the document of title had been issued, or the bailment had arisen on or after June 7, 2012. This act does not apply to a right of action that has accrued before June 7, 2012.” [ 2012 c 214 § 1803.]
Savings—2012 c 214: “A transaction that is entered into, a document of title that is issued, or a bailment that arises before June 7, 2012, and the rights, obligations, and interests flowing from that transaction, document, or bailment are governed by any statute or other rule amended or repealed by this act as if amendment or repeal had not occurred and may be terminated, completed, consummated, or enforced under that statute or other rule.” [ 2012 c 214 § 1804.]