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Gift certificates and credit memos. (Effective until January 1, 2023.)

(1) A gift certificate or a credit memo issued in the ordinary course of an issuer's business which remains unclaimed by the owner for more than three years after becoming payable or distributable is presumed abandoned.
(2) In the case of a gift certificate, the amount presumed abandoned is the price paid by the purchaser for the gift certificate. In the case of a credit memo, the amount presumed abandoned is the amount credited to the recipient of the memo.
(3) A gift certificate that is lawfully issued under chapter 19.240 RCW and that is presumed abandoned under this section may, but need not be , included in the report as provided under RCW 63.29.170(4).


Effective dates2015 3rd sp.s. c 6: See note following RCW 82.04.4266.
Application2015 3rd sp.s. c 6 §§ 2101, 2102, 2106, 2108, and 2110: See note following RCW 63.29.190.
Effective date2004 c 168 §§ 15 and 16: "Sections 15 and 16 of this act take effect January 1, 2005." [ 2004 c 168 § 20.]
Effective dates2003 1st sp.s. c 13: See note following RCW 63.29.020.
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