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      RS 31:212.32     


§212.32.  Accumulation of proceeds from production

A.  Unless otherwise requested, proceeds from production of oil and gas may be accumulated and remitted to the persons entitled thereto annually for the twelve months accumulation of proceeds totaling less than one hundred dollars.

B.  Proceeds totaling less than one hundred dollars but more than twenty-five dollars shall be remitted monthly if requested in writing by the person entitled to the proceeds.  Amounts less than ten dollars shall be remitted annually if requested in writing by the person entitled to the proceeds.

C.  Before proceeds may be accumulated, the payor shall provide notice to the person entitled to such proceeds that there is an option to be paid monthly when the accumulated proceeds exceed ten dollars.  Such notice to the person shall also provide directions for requesting monthly payment, and constitutes notice to all heirs, successors, representatives, and assigns of the person.

D.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section to the contrary, all accumulated proceeds shall be paid to the owner thereof when production ceases or upon relinquishment or transfer of the payment responsibility.

Acts 1995, No. 1116, §2.

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