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S.B. 27 Enrolled
8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill lengthens the period of time during which a person may contest another
11 person's claim against the excess proceeds from a trustee's sale of real property.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . lengthens the period of time during which a person may contest another person's
15 claim against the excess proceeds from a trustee's sale of real property from 20 days
16 to 45 days; and
17 . makes technical changes.
18 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
20 Other Special Clauses:
22 Utah Code Sections Affected:
24 57-1-29, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2001, Chapter 236
26 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27 Section 1. Section 57-1-29 is amended to read:
28 57-1-29. Proceeds of trustee's sale -- Disposition.
29 (1) (a) The trustee shall apply the proceeds of [
31 (i) first, to the costs and expenses of exercising the power of sale and of the sale,
32 including the payment of the trustee's and [
33 exceed [
34 (ii) second, to payment of the obligation secured by the trust deed[
35 (iii) (A) the balance, if any, to the person or persons legally entitled to the proceeds[
37 (B) the trustee, in the trustee's discretion, may deposit the balance of the proceeds with
38 the clerk of the district court of the county in which the sale took place.
39 (b) If the proceeds are deposited with the clerk of the district court, the trustee shall file
40 an affidavit with the clerk setting forth the facts of the deposit and a list of all known claimants,
41 including known addresses.
42 (c) Upon depositing the balance and filing the affidavit, the trustee [
43 discharged from all further responsibility and the clerk shall deposit the proceeds with the state
44 treasurer subject to the order of the district court.
45 (2) The clerk shall give notice of the deposited funds to all claimants listed in the
46 trustee's [
48 (3) (a) Any claimant may file a petition for adjudication of priority to the funds. [
49 (b) A petitioner requesting [
50 petition to all claimants listed in the trustee's affidavit and to any other claimants known to the
52 (c) The petitioner's notice [
53 have [
54 (d) If no affidavit or counter-petition is filed within [
55 by Subsection (3)(c), the court shall, without a hearing, enter an order directing the clerk of the
56 court or the county treasurer to disburse the funds to the petitioner according to the petition.
57 (4) (a) If a petition for adjudication is contested by affidavit or counter-petition, the
58 district court shall, within 20 days, conduct a hearing to establish the priorities of the parties to
59 the deposited funds and give notice to all known claimants of the date and time of the hearing.
60 (b) At [
61 priorities of the parties to the deposited funds and enter an order directing the clerk of the court
62 or county treasurer to disburse the funds according to the court's determination.
63 (5) [
64 funds deposited with the court under Subsection (1) who [
66 order under Subsection (4).
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