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Keanotes Legislative Updates (current through 8/17/10)

Abandoned Property, Legislative Updates, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Law

Legislative Update Key Introduced – used for Legislation Passed – used for Legislation Proposed – used for Regulations Adopted –used for Regulations Prefiled – drafted bills and resolutions to be numbered, printed, made available for public review, and scheduled for hearing before the actual start of session. HAWAII GIFT CARD ESCHEATMENT HB 2289 Introduced 1/22/2010, […]

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Spring 2010: Dormancy Periods, State Unclaimed Property Laws, & Reporting Legislative / Regulatory Updates

Abandoned Property, Abandoned Property Law, Dormancy Periods, Escheatment, Legislative Updates, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Law

State Dormancy Periods Regulations Arizona Dormancy Periods HB 2003, SB 1003 Introduced 12/17/09 This bill proposes to change the dormancy period for traveler’s checks back to 15 years from 3 years. HB 2111 Introduced 1/10/10, Engrossed 2/16/10 This bill proposes to change the dormancy period for traveler’s checks back to 15 years from 3 years. […]

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Delaware Introduces SB 272 – Legislation Proposing Modifications to Delaware’s Unclaimed Property Statute 

Abandoned Property Law, Compliance, Legislative Alerts, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Law

This is to advise that on May 14, 2010, the Delaware General Assembly introduced legislation that proposes significant changes to the administration and enforcement of Delaware’s unclaimed property statute. Specifically, this Act improves the administration of the Delaware Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Statute by providing holders with additional clarity and certainty regarding the enforcement of the Delaware abandoned property statute.

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State Unclaimed Property Law: Indiana Institutes Unclaimed Property Amnesty Program

Compliance, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Audit, Unclaimed Property Law

Some important news for you if you’re a holder following state unclaimed property law; Indiana has recently announced a change – A one-time only “Amnesty” program to help holders of unclaimed property regain compliance. What does that mean exactly? Well, a lot of companies continue holding unclaimed property on their books – either intentionally, or […]

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