From a release posted by the Uniform Law Commission on August 2:
"A new act approved today by a national law group addresses the growing concern over the rules of discovery that courts must follow to access electronic information in civil cases. The Uniform Rules Relating to Discovery of Electronically Stored Information was approved today by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) at its 116th Annual Meeting in Pasadena, California.
The primary purpose of the new uniform rules is to provide states with up-to-date rules for the discovery of electronic documents in civil cases. "
Read the entire press release here.