The Florida Legislature
Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability
Progress Report: Unclaimed Property Program's Alternative Owner Notification Means Is Cost-Effective, Report No. 99-13, November 1999
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- The unclaimed property program's efforts to identify owners through database matching and then notify them of their unclaimed property through direct mail appears to have saved approximately $99,000 during Fiscal Year 1998-99.
- However, the department has not developed an accurate means of tracking the cost and effectiveness of each notification method it uses.
- The Legislature has not amended the law to protect owners of unclaimed property from paying unnecessary fees for heir finder agreements.
What were our earlier findings?
Report No. 97-24 Review of the Abandoned Property Program within the Department of Banking and Finance , published in December 1997.
Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?
Department of Financial Services
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