Code of the District of Columbia

§ 41–159.03. 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 shall 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 § 41-154.01;

(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 $500.