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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 006 : Taking Custody of Property by Administrator

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 1520)
  • § 1520. Periods of limitation and repose

    (a) Expiration, before, on, or after January 1, 2021, of a period of limitation on an owner’s right to receive or recover property, whether specified by contract, statute, or court order, does not prevent the property from being presumed abandoned or affect the duty of a holder under this chapter to file a report or pay or deliver property to the Administrator.

    (b) The Administrator may not commence an action or proceeding to enforce this chapter with respect to the reporting, payment, or delivery of property more than five years after the holder filed a non-fraudulent report under section 1491 of this title with the Administrator. The parties may agree in a record to extend the limitation in this subsection.

    (c) The Administrator may not commence an action, proceeding, or examination with respect to a duty of a holder under this chapter more than 10 years after the duty arose. (Added 2019, No. 93 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2021.)