2006 Code of Virginia § 55-192 - Escheator\'s pay

55-192. Escheator's pay.

Except as provided hereinafter, the escheator shall have a commission of tenpercent on all proceeds of sales made by him of escheated lands which arepaid to him or into the state treasury. Where an escheator is replaced by theappointment and qualification of a successor and where such escheator haspublished the notice of inquest provided for in 55-172 but the saleprovided for in 55-184.1 has not been held, the ten percent commission onthe proceeds of the sales of the escheated lands so advertised shall bedivided equally between such escheator and his successor. For the inquest ofeach parcel taken by him the escheator shall be paid ten dollars, out of anymoney in the state treasury belonging to the literary fund.

(Code 1919, 513; 1977, c. 583; 1981, c. 514; 1984, c. 315.)

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