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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 27 : Property

Chapter 018 : Unclaimed Property

Subchapter 002 : Presumption of Abandonment

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 1465)
  • § 1465. When contents of safe-deposit box presumed abandoned

    Tangible property held in a safe-deposit box and proceeds from a sale of the property by the holder permitted by law of this State other than this chapter are presumed abandoned if the property remains unclaimed by the apparent owner five years after the earlier of the:

    (1) expiration of the lease or rental period for the box; or

    (2) earliest date when the lessor of the box is authorized by law of this State other than this chapter to enter the box and remove or dispose of the contents without consent or authorization of the lessee. (Added 2019, No. 93 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2021.)