HOUSE BILL No. 1016
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 32-34-3-3.
Synopsis: Unclaimed money. Requires the treasurer of state to return
certain unclaimed money directly to the claimant instead of returning
the money to a court clerk to present the unclaimed money to the
Effective: July 1, 2008.
January 8, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1016
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 32-34-3-3; (08)IN1016.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 32-34-3-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 3. (a) Within five (5)
years after a sum of money is deposited in the abandoned property fund
in accordance with section 2(d) of this chapter, a person may make a
claim to the money by filing an application in the court whose clerk
originally held the sum. The claimant shall give at least ten (10) days
prior notice of the proceedings on the claim to the attorney general,
who may appear in the proceedings to represent the interests of the
(b) If the proof presented by the claimant satisfies the court that the
claim is valid, the court shall order payment of the money to the
claimant. If presented with a certified copy of the court's order, the
attorney general shall direct the treasurer to return the sum of money
clerk, who shall present the money to the