Alaska Statutes.
Title 34. Property
Chapter 45. Unclaimed Property
Section 310. Notice and Publication of Lists of Unclaimed Property.
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AS 34.45.310. Notice and Publication of Lists of Unclaimed Property.

(a) The department shall notify apparent owners of unclaimed property under AS 34.45.110 - 34.45.780 in the manner and method set out in (b) of this section. In deciding whether to use an additional method specified in (b)(2) of this section, and which of those methods to use, the department shall employ the most cost-effective method available within its appropriations.

(b) The department

(1) shall notify all apparent owners of the unclaimed property in accordance with this section by means of posting on the department's website on the Internet;

(2) may use any of the following to provide additional notice to the apparent owners:

(A) publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the area of the state in which the last known address of a person to be named in the notice is located or, if the address is unknown, in the area in which the holder has its principal place of business in the state;

(B) individual contact by regular or electronic mail, or by telephone, if the department has current contact information on file under AS 34.45.110 - 34.45.780;

(C) any other manner and method that the department considers effective for providing notice and publication under AS 34.45.110 - 34.45.780.

(c) In its notice and publication under (b) of this section, the department shall provide the names of the apparent owners of the property and information regarding recovery of the unclaimed property.

(d) The department is not required to publish in the notice an item of less than $100 in value.

(e) This section does not apply to money payable on traveler's checks, money orders, and other written instruments presumed abandoned under AS 34.45.140.

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