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Alabama Code Title 37. Public Utilities and Public Transportation § 37-2-28

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(a) Any transportation company having an office or place of business in this state, and having any unclaimed articles, not perishable, in its possession for a period of 40 days, may, at the expiration of that time, sell the same at public auction.

(b) Out of the proceeds thereof, the transportation company may retain the transportation charges, storage, advertisement and sale, and said sale may be held at any point where, in the opinion of the officers of such transportation company, the best prices can be obtained.

(c) Notice of such sale shall be mailed to the consignor and consignee in writing not less than 15 days before such sale shall be made, or notice of such sale shall be published for two weeks in some newspaper of general circulation published at the point of destination;  but if there is no such paper published at such point of destination, then the publication may be made in any paper having a general circulation in this state.

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