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  • Acts
  • 2011
  • Chapter 90 AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNCLAIMED PROPERTY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 32 of chapter 29 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 6 and 7, the words “abandoned property fund” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- Unclaimed Property Fund.

SECTION 2. Section 7D of chapter 79 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “to”, the second time it appears in line 27, the following words:- unclaimed and.

SECTION 3. Section 17 of chapter 158 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “as”, in line 47, the following words:- unclaimed and.

SECTION 4. Section 75 of chapter 171 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “as”, in line 122, the following words:- unclaimed and.

SECTION 5. Chapter 200A of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out the title “ABANDONED PROPERTY”, as so appearing, and inserting in place thereof the following title:- DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY.

SECTION 6. Section 1 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “presumed”, in line 3, the following words:- unclaimed and.

SECTION 7. Section 8 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 8, the word “abandoned” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- unclaimed.

SECTION 8. Section 9 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 39, 40 and 41, the word “abandoned” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- unclaimed.

SECTION 9. Said section 9 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 44 and 48, the word “Abandoned” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- Unclaimed.

SECTION 10. Section 10 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 86 and 91, the words “abandoned property trust fund” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- Unclaimed Property Fund.

SECTION 11. Section 12 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 35, lines 42 and 43, lines 44, 49, 59, 63, 67, the word “abandoned” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- unclaimed.

SECTION 12. Section 15 of said chapter 200A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the word “Abandoned” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- Unclaimed.

Approved, August 3, 2011.