Retention of Unclaimed Property Records.

(1)Every holder required to file a report under s. 717.117 shall maintain a record of the specific type of property, amount, name, and last known address of the owner for 5 years after the property becomes reportable, except to the extent that a shorter time is provided in subsection (2) or by rule of the department.

(2)Any business association that sells in this state its traveler’s checks, money orders, or other similar written instruments, other than third-party bank checks on which the business association is directly responsible, or that provides such instruments to others for sale in this state, shall maintain a record of those instruments while they remain outstanding, indicating the state and date of issue for 3 years after the date the property is reportable.