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  184.112.  Title to undocumented property to museum, when — acquisition of title notice, content. — 1.  A museum may acquire title to undocumented property in the custody of the museum for at least seven years if, during that time, the museum received no valid claim or written contact from any person, as evidenced in the museum's records, by giving notice of acquisition of title to undocumented property under this section.

  2.  A notice of acquisition of title shall include a statement containing substantially the following information:

"The records of ______ (name of museum) do not indicate the owner of record of certain property in its possession.  The museum intends to acquire title to the property described below: ______ (general description of the property).  If you claim ownership or other legal interest in this property you must contact the museum in writing, establish your ownership of the property, and make arrangements to collect the property.  If you fail to make written contact within ninety days after the date of this notice, you will be considered to have waived any claim you may have to the property."

  3.  If a person does not respond to the notice of acquisition of title to undocumented property within ninety days after the date of the last notice by filing a notice of intent to preserve an interest in property on loan, the museum's title to the property shall become incontestable under section 184.116.


(L. 1991 S.B. 344 § 7)

Effective 12-31-91

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