Section 35-12-95Transitional provisions.
(a) An initial report filed under this article for property that was not required to be reported before May 12, 2004, but which is subject to this article must include all items of property that would have been presumed abandoned during the 10-year period next preceding May 12, 2004, as if this article had been in effect during that period.
(b) This article does not relieve a holder of a duty that arose before May 12, 2004, to report, pay, or deliver property. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of Section 35-12-88, a holder who did not comply with the law in effect before May 12, 2004, is subject to the applicable provisions for enforcement and penalties which then existed, which are continued in effect for the purpose of this section.
(Act 2004-440, p. 755, §1.)