New York Abandoned Property Law
Payment or Delivery of Abandoned Property
1. In the month of March of each year, and on or before the tenth day thereof, every broker or dealer shall pay or deliver to the state comptroller all property which on the preceding thirty-first day of December was deemed abandoned property pursuant to section five hundred eleven excepting such property as since that date has ceased to be abandoned.
2. Where any security delivered to the state comptroller pursuant to subdivision one hereof, is delivered by him to the issuing corporation, the security shall be transferred to him on the books of the corporation and a certificate registered in the name of the state comptroller shall be delivered to him. The corporation and its transfer agent, registrar or other person acting for or on behalf of the corporation in executing or delivering such certificate shall be relieved from liability to any person for any losses or damages resulting from the issuance and delivery to the state comptroller of such certificate.