New York Abandoned Property Law
Sec. § 1400
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The expiration of any period of time specified by law, during which an action or proceeding may be commenced or enforced to secure payment of a claim for money or recovery of property, shall not prevent any such money or property from being deemed abandoned property, nor affect any duty to file a report required by this chapter or to pay or deliver to the state comptroller any such abandoned property; and shall not serve as a defense in any action or proceeding by or on behalf of the state comptroller to compel the filing of any report or the payment or delivery of any abandoned property required by this chapter or to enforce or collect any penalty provided by this chapter.
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