2020 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 12 - Rights in Personalty
Article 5 - Disposition of Unclaimed Property


Cross references.

- Recovery of artifacts, treasure, etc., § 12-3-52, § 12-3-80 et seq.

Disposition of abandoned motor vehicles, Ch. 11, T. 40.

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1990, p. 1506, § 1, effective July 1, 1990, repealed the Code sections formerly codified in this article and enacted the current article. The former article consisted of Code Sections 44-12-190 through 44-12-222 and was based on Ga. L. 1972, p. 762, §§ 1 through 31 and § 33; Ga. L. 1976, p. 203, § 1; Ga. L. 1976, p. 556, § 1; Ga. L. 1981, p. 977, §§ 1 and 3; Ga. L. 1981, p. 1330, § 1; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 44; Ga. L. 1982, p. 1787, §§ 1, 2; Ga. L. 1984, p. 517, § 1; Ga. L. 1984, p. 575, §§ 1 through 5; Ga. L. 1985, p. 149, § 44; Ga. L. 1985, p. 283, § 1; Ga. L. 1985, p. 912, § 1; Ga. L. 1985, p. 1097, §§ 1, 2; Ga. L. 1986, p. 10, § 44; Ga. L. 1987, p. 541, § 1; Ga. L. 1989, p. 14, § 44; Ga. L. 1989, p. 946, § 111, and Ga. L. 1989, p. 1115, §§ 1 through 3.

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Editor's notes.

- Some of the decisions cited below were decided under former law.

Construction with rules of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

- This article is superseded insofar as it requires the payment of interest in violation of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Rules and the resultant disparity of treatment does not violate equal protection requirements. 1974 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 74-108.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 1 Am. Jur. 2d, Abandoned, Lost, and Unclaimed Property, §§ 1 et seq., 6. 27 Am. Jur. 2d, Escheat, § 1,2,3,4 et seq.

C.J.S.

- 1 C.J.S., Abandonment, § 1 et seq. 30A C.J.S., Escheat, § 1 et seq.

ALR.

- Constitutionality, construction, and application of statutes relating to disposition of old bank deposits, 151 A.L.R. 836.

Validity, construction, and application of lost or abandoned goods statutes, 23 A.L.R.4th 1025.

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