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  • PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
  • CHAPTER 200A DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 1A - Intangible personal property; presumption of abandonment

Section 2 - Property; presumption of abandonment

Section 3 - Property on deposit; presumption of abandonment

Section 3A - Automatically renewable abandonment periods

Section 4 - Property deposited as security; presumption of abandonment

Section 5 - Dividends, stock, bonds, etc.; presumption of abandonment

Section 5A - Insurance proceeds; presumption of abandonment

Section 5B - Dividends, etc. of business associations; presumption of abandonment

Section 5C - Employee benefit trust distributions; presumption of abandonment

Section 5D - Gift certificates; validity; expiration; redemption

Section 6 - Money paid into court; presumption of abandonment

Section 6A - Property distributable upon dissolution or liquidation; presumption of abandonment

Section 6B - Traveler’s checks and other written instruments; presumption of abandonment

Section 6C - Traveler’s checks and other written instruments; records; penalty

Section 6D - Property payable in course of demutualization; presumption of abandonment

Section 6E - Mineral proceeds; abandonment

Section 7 - Report; form; contents

Section 7A - Notice to property owner at last known address

Section 7B - Property owner’s last known address; record

Section 8 - Notice of certain unclaimed property; publication; form

Section 8A - Delivery or payment of abandoned property to state treasurer

Section 8B - Recovery of property by another state

Section 9 - Property surrendered to treasurer; liquidation; funds

Section 9A - Disposition of abandoned funds by city or town; notice of period during which funds may be claimed; city treasurer authorized to hear claims; appeal; disbursement

Section 10 - Property surrendered to treasurer; claims; hearings; appeals

Section 10A - Dividends, interest, etc.; credit to owner’s account

Section 11 - Actions by or in another state to reclaim property; costs; information

Section 12 - Treasurer; examination of books and records; reporting violations; penalty; costs; interest; limitation period for examinations; appeal of audit findings; written petition for review

Section 13 - Agreements to recover property

Section 13A - Rules and regulations

Section 13B - Extensions for filing reports of abandoned property

Section 14 - Construction

Section 15 - Insufficient funds; payment of expenses incurred in anticipation of revenues to be received during fiscal year

Section 15A - Delivery or payment of abandoned property as release and discharge

Section 15B - Duplicate certificates of ownership; holders of interests under Sec. 5B

Section 15C - Charges and cessation of interest on abandoned property

Section 15D - Good faith delivery to treasurer; defense and indemnification by commonwealth

Section 16 - Inconsistent provisions; repeal

Section 17 - Severability