2019 New York Laws
EPT - Estates, Powers and Trusts
Article 4 - Descent and Distribution of an Intestate Estate
Part 1 - Rules Governing Intestate Succession
4-1.5 - Other Disqualifications
§ 4-1.5 Other disqualifications
No estate property, whether passing by intestacy or otherwise, which has its situs in this state, shall pass to any other state or territory of the United States, or to any foreign country or sovereignty in the event of the absence of an individual heir, distributee, legatee or owner of said property, but shall pass as abandoned property to the state of New York, and shall be held as such property pursuant to the abandoned property law.