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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Senator Campbell
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Introduced in the Senate on February 11, 2015
Adopted by the Senate on February 18, 2015
Summary: Unclaimed Property Day
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/11/2015 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 5) 2/11/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Invitations (Senate Journal-page 5) 2/17/2015 Senate Polled out of committee Invitations (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/17/2015 Senate Committee report: Favorable Invitations (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/18/2015 Senate Adopted (Senate Journal-page 20)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
February 17, 2015
S. Printed 2/17/15--S.
Read the first time February 11, 2015.
To whom was referred a Senate Resolution (S. 447) to declare Wednesday, February 18, 2015, as "Unclaimed Property Day" and in doing so, urge all citizens to utilize the Office of State Treasurer's database to search, etc., respectfully
Has polled the Senate Resolution out majority favorable.
TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015, AS "UNCLAIMED PROPERTY DAY" AND IN DOING SO, URGE ALL CITIZENS TO UTILIZE THE OFFICE OF STATE TREASURER'S DATABASE TO SEARCH FOR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY FOR THEMSELVES, THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY, AND THEIR BUSINESSES.
Whereas, the South Carolina Office of State Treasurer serves as the custodian for currently more than $462 million in unclaimed funds belonging to citizens and businesses across South Carolina; and
Whereas, the State Treasurer's Office Unclaimed Property Program safeguards unclaimed wages, checks, credit balances, bank accounts, utility deposits, insurance proceeds, money orders, travelers checks, and stocks and dividends; and
Whereas, rightful owners of unclaimed property, or their heirs, always have the right to claim property that is held in custody by the State Treasurer's Office; and
Whereas, holding and returning unclaimed property to the citizens and businesses of South Carolina is an important function of state government. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, declare Wednesday, February 18, 2015, as "Unclaimed Property Day" and in doing so, urge all citizens to utilize the Office of State Treasurer's database to search for unclaimed property for themselves, their friends and family, and their businesses.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Curtis M. Loftis, Jr., Treasurer of South Carolina.
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