Friday Lost + Found

This Week in Unclaimed Property

Uniform Act News — Colorado recently became the latest state to adopt a version of the 2016 Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. Recently, LD 1544 was introduced in the Maine Legislature, which would enact a version of the 2016 Uniform Act in that state.

Illinois Breaks Claim Processing Record — According to WILL (a station, not a person), the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office has filled over 200,000 claims and returned over $200 million in unclaimed funds to owners in the past 10 months.

Happy Star Wars Day — Tomorrow, May 4th is Star Wars Day (“May the Fourth be With You”). On that note, a recent search discloses that the California Unclaimed Property Division is holding funds for Darth Vader (who apparently spent some time in Burbank), Anakin Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, R2D2, C3PO, Chewbacca, and Boba Fett (at 123 Fake Street in San Jose) – but no Princess Leia.