N.Y. Town Law § 322

Current through 2020 NY Law Chapter 21
Section 322 - Surplus money upon sale of strays

If the owner of the beasts shall not appear and demand the residue of such moneys within one year after the sale he shall be thereafter precluded from recovering any part thereof, and the same shall be paid by the officer making the sale to the supervisor of the town, or, in cities, to the treasurer, and their receipt shall be a legal discharge to the keeper of such beasts and the officer selling the same. If the officer who shall have sold such beasts shall not, within thirty days after the expiration of the year, pay such moneys to the supervisor of the town, or, in cities, to the treasurer he shall forfeit to the town or city double the sum so remaining in his hands, together with the amount of such moneys.

N.Y. Town Law § 322