Nevada and Vermont Attest Legislation Signed Into Law
In May 2014, the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) revised the definition of attest to include any examination, review or agreed-upon procedure performed using the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE).
By the end of 2016, 41 jurisdictions had adopted the updated, comprehensive definition of attest, which included 11 jurisdictions in 2016. In 2017, nine state legislatures filed attest legislation, with six of those having their legislation signed into law.
Attest Legislation Signed into law in 2017: Arkansas (3/1/17); Utah (3/21/17); New Mexico (3/21/17); Idaho (4/16/17); Nevada (5/9/17); and Vermont (5/23/17).
Number of Jurisdictions that have adopted: 47