S. 1780 (99th): Unclaimed Property Act of 1985


Oct 21, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 21, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the disposition of unclaimed property in the custody of the United States.

Summary (CRS)

Unclaimed Property Act of 1985 - Directs the Comptroller General to examine Federal agency records annually for unclaimed property.Requires agencies to transfer all unclaimed property to the Administrator of General ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 21, 1985

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1780”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1612 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 1987

H.R. 3893 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 10, 1985

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