2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 44 - Trade and Commerce
§ 44-317 Filing claim with department

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 44-317 (2017)

44-317. Filing claim with department

A. Any person, excluding another state, who claims property that was paid or delivered to the department may file a claim on a form prescribed by the department and verified by the claimant.

B. Within ninety days after a claim is filed the department shall allow or deny the claim and shall give written notice of the decision to the claimant. If the claim is denied the department shall inform the claimant of the reasons for the denial and shall specify what additional evidence is required before the claim will be allowed. The claimant may then file a new claim with the department or may maintain an action pursuant to section 44-318.

C. Within thirty days after a claim is allowed the department shall deliver the property or pay the net proceeds of a sale of the property to the claimant, including any dividend, interest or other increment to which the claimant is entitled pursuant to sections 44-311 and 44-312.

D. A holder who pays the owner for property that has been delivered to the department and that if claimed from the department by the owner would be subject to an increment pursuant to sections 44-311 and 44-312 shall recover from the department the amount of the increment.

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