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  447.533.  Interest, dividends or their earnings deemed unclaimed property, when. — 1.  All intangible property, including but not limited to any interest, dividend, or other earnings thereon that would be due had the owner not abandoned the account, less any lawful charges, held by a business association, federal, state or local government or governmental subdivision, agency or entity, or any other person or entity, regardless of where the holder may be found, if the owner has not claimed or corresponded in writing concerning the property within seven years or five years as provided in section 447.536 after the date prescribed for payment or delivery, is presumed abandoned and subject to the custody of this state as unclaimed property if:

  (1)  The last address of the owner is unknown; and

  (2)  The person or entity originating or issuing the intangible property is this state or any political subdivision of this state, or is incorporated, organized, created or otherwise located in this state.

  2.  The provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall not apply to property which is or may be presumed abandoned and subject to the custody of this state pursuant to any other provision of law containing a dormancy period different than that prescribed in subsection 1 of this section.

  3.  The provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall apply to all property held as of August 28, 1990, or at any time thereafter, regardless of when such property became or becomes presumptively abandoned.

  4.  The provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall not apply to any property held in this state where the holder is a banking organization or financial organization which has a principal place of business in this state.


(L. 1990 H.B. 1052, A.L. 1992 S.B. 661 & 620, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1510)

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