(A) Any person who claims an interest in unclaimed funds paid or delivered to the director of commerce may file a claim to the funds under section 169.08 of the Revised Code. The claim shall be on a form prescribed by the director and shall be signed by the claimant before a notary if the funds are valued at one hundred dollars or more.
(B) The director shall consider each claim within one hundred twenty days after it is filed. The director may hold a hearing and receive evidence concerning such claim and shall consider matters relevant to any claim filed under paragraph (A) of this rule.
(C) The director shall give written notice to the claimant, stating the substance of any evidence received and the reasons for disallowance of each claim denied in whole or in part. The decision shall be a public record.
(D) Such notice may be given by mailing it to the address stated in the claim. No notice of denial need be given if the claim fails to state the address of the claimant.
(E) The director shall certify the amount of all claims allowed to the office of budget and management for payment.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/18/2008 and 04/30/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: RC 169.09
Rule Amplifies: RC 169.08
Prior Effective Dates: 12/20/1984, 10/14/1991, 7/29/2002