§ 41–152.01. When property is presumed abandoned.
Subject to § 41-152.10, the following property is presumed abandoned if it is unclaimed by the apparent owner during the period specified below:
(1) A traveler's check, 15 years after issuance;
(2) A money order, 7 years after issuance;
(3) A state or municipal bond, bearer bond, or original-issue-discount bond, 3 years after the earliest of the date the bond matures or is called or the obligation to pay the principal of the bond arises;
(4) A debt of a business association, 3 years after the obligation to pay arises;
(5) A payroll card or demand, savings, or time deposit, including a deposit that is automatically renewable, 3 years after the maturity of the deposit, except a deposit that is automatically renewable is deemed matured on its initial date of maturity unless the apparent owner consented in a record on file with the holder to renewal at or about the time of the renewal;
(6) Money or a credit owed to a customer as a result of a retail business transaction, 3 years after the obligation arose;
(7) An amount owed by an insurance company on a life or endowment insurance policy or an annuity contract that has matured or terminated, 3 years after the obligation to pay arose under the terms of the policy or contract or, if a policy or contract for which an amount is owed on proof of death has not matured by proof of the death of the insured or annuitant, as follows:
(A) With respect to an amount owed on a life or endowment insurance policy, 3 years after the earlier of the date:
(i) The insurance company has knowledge of the death of the insured; or
(ii) The insured has attained, or would have attained if living, the limiting age under the mortality table on which the reserve for the policy is based; and
(B) With respect to an amount owed on an annuity contract, 3 years after the date the insurance company has knowledge of the death of the annuitant.
(8) Property distributable by a business association in the course of dissolution, one year after the property becomes distributable;
(9) Property held by a court, including property received as proceeds of a class action, one year after the property becomes distributable;
(10) Property held by a government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, including municipal bond interest and unredeemed principal under the administration of a paying agent or indenture trustee, one year after the property becomes distributable;
(11) Wages, commissions, bonuses, or reimbursements to which an employee is entitled, or other compensation for personal services, other than amounts held in a payroll card, one year after the amount becomes payable;
(12) A deposit or refund owed to a subscriber by a utility, one year after the deposit or refund becomes payable; and
(13) Property not specified in this section or §§ 41-152.02 through § 41-152.08, the earlier of 3 years after the owner first has a right to demand the property and 3 years after the obligation to pay or distribute the property arises.