Code of the District of Columbia

§ 41–125. Determination of claims by Mayor.

(a) The Mayor shall within 30 days of the receipt of any claim either pay the claim or give written notice to the claimant of a denial in whole or in part. Upon a denial or a failure by the Mayor to respond within 30 days, the claimant may request a hearing on the claim. Upon such request the Mayor shall hold a hearing and receive evidence in accordance with § 2-509.

(b) If the claim is determined in favor of the claimant, the Mayor shall make payment of only that amount which the Mayor actually received plus any dividends or interest allowed under § 41-121. The claim shall be paid without deduction for costs of notices or sale or for service charges.


(Mar. 5, 1981, D.C. Law 3-160, § 125, 27 DCR 5150.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 42-225.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 41-127.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 20 of the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act (1966 Act).

This section is also based upon § 24(b) and (c) of the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (1981 Act).