39-3-213. Disposition of wages. (1) The commissioner of labor may deposit wages collected under parts 2 and 4 of this chapter into the wage collection fund and with respect to wages deposited into the fund shall attempt to make payment of wages to the entitled person. Wages deposited into the wage collection fund do not bear interest. The wage collection fund is an agency fund as provided in 17-2-102(3)(d). The payment of wages collected may be made by means of state warrants.
(2) A warrant issued pursuant to subsection (1) that remains unclaimed for more than 6 months from the date of issuance must be returned to the state treasurer to be stale-dated in accordance with 17-8-303.