Current as of: 2009
1. There is hereby created in the State General Fund the
2. All money received by the Administrator under this chapter, including the proceeds from the sale of abandoned property, must be deposited by the Administrator in the State General Fund for credit to the Account.
3. Before making a deposit, the Administrator shall record the name and last known address of each person appearing from the holdersâ€™ reports to be entitled to the abandoned property and the name and last known address of each insured person or annuitant, and with respect to each policy or contract listed in the report of an insurance company, its number, the name of the company and the amount due. The record must be available for public inspection at all reasonable business hours.
4. The Administrator may pay from money available in the Account:
(a) Any costs in connection with the sale of abandoned property.
(b) Any costs of mailing and publication in connection with any abandoned property.
(c) Reasonable service charges.
(d) Any costs incurred in examining the records of a holder and in collecting the abandoned property.
(e) Any valid claims filed pursuant to this chapter.
5. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 120A.610, by the end of each fiscal year, the balance in the Account must be transferred as follows:
(a) The first $7,600,000 each year must be transferred to the Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund created by NRS 396.926.
(b) The remainder must be transferred to the State General Fund, but remains subject to the valid claims of holders pursuant to NRS 120A.590 and owners pursuant to NRS 120A.640. No such claim may be satisfied from money in the Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund.
6. If there is an insufficient amount of money in the Account to pay any cost or charge pursuant to subsection 4, the State Board of Examiners may, upon the application of the Administrator, authorize a temporary transfer from the State General Fund to the Account of an amount necessary to pay those costs or charges. The Administrator shall repay the amount of the transfer as soon as sufficient money is available in the Account.
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