Code of the District of Columbia

§ 41–155.01. Notice to apparent owner by holder.

(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the holder of property presumed abandoned shall send to the apparent owner notice by first-class United States mail that complies with § 41-155.02 in a format acceptable to the Administrator not more than 180 days nor less than 60 days before filing the report under § 41-154.01 if:

(1) The holder has in its records an address for the apparent owner which the holder's records do not disclose to be invalid and is sufficient to direct the delivery of first-class United States mail to the apparent owner; and

(2) The value of the property is $50 or more.

(b) If an apparent owner has consented to receive electronic-mail delivery from the holder, the holder shall send the notice described in subsection (a) of this section both by first-class United States mail to the apparent owner's last-known mailing address and by electronic mail, unless the holder believes that the apparent owner's electronic-mail address is invalid.