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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 009 : Claim to Recover Property from Administrator

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 1553)
  • § 1553. Claim for property by person claiming to be owner

    (a) A person claiming to be the owner of property held under this chapter by the Administrator may file a claim for the property on a form prescribed by the Administrator. The claimant must verify the claim as to its completeness and accuracy.

    (b) The Administrator may waive the requirement in subsection (a) of this section and may pay or deliver property directly to a person if:

    (1) the person receiving the property or payment is shown to be the apparent owner included on a report filed under section 1491 of this title;

    (2) the Administrator reasonably believes the person is entitled to receive the property or payment; and

    (3) the property has a value of less than $250.00. (Added 2019, No. 93 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2021.)