CA Gov't Code Section 16705

Before the Treasurer may issue a new instrument or pay the indebtedness represented by a lost or destroyed instrument, the owner shall give security in (a) double the amount of the lost or destroyed bearer instrument, or (b) equal to the face amount of the lost or destroyed registered instrument, to indemnify the state against loss or damage that may be incurred on account of the lost or destroyed instrument. The security may be specified by, is subject to the approval of, and, after approval is endorsed thereon, shall be filed with, the Treasurer.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 16705’s source at ca​.gov