Civil forfeiture

S.E.A. 99, P.L. 47 Effective: July 1, 2018 Requires the prosecuting attorney to file an affidavit of probable cause with a court not later than seven days after property is seized and provides for the return of the property to the owner if the court does not find … [Read more...]

Civil forfeiture

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 99 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald on  civil forfeiture. The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the interim study committee on Courts and the Judiciary in response to a federal court decision (Washington v. Marion County) … [Read more...]

Civil forfeiture

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 99 on civil forfeiture, authored by Sen. Bray.  The bill was prepared by the interim study committee on courts and the judiciary and provides the following: requires the prosecuting attorney to file an affidavit of probable … [Read more...]

Study of civil forfeiture laws

H.E.A. 1123, P.L. 14 Effective: March 29, 2017 Urges the Legislative Council to assign to a study committee the topic of civil forfeiture laws. Provides that the study committee issue a final report to the Legislative Council containing the study committee's … [Read more...]

Study of civil forfeiture laws

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard HB 1123, sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray, urging the legislative counsel to assign the study of civil forfeiture laws.  Author Rep. Wesco stated that the bill requires the study committee to issue a final report to the … [Read more...]

Forfeiture

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Boots’ SB 8 on forfeiture.  The bill permits seized property to be forfeited to the state only if the owner of the property has been convicted of a criminal offense, repeals a … [Read more...]

Study of civil forfeiture laws

The House Judiciary Committee heard Reps. Wesco and Torr’s HB 1123 to request the Legislative Council create an interim study of civil forfeiture laws to review existing statutes concerning civil forfeitures and render a report on its findings and recommendations by … [Read more...]

Forfeiture

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 8 authored by Sen. Boots on forfeiture. The bill authorizes the forfeiture of seized property only if the property owner has been convicted of a crime. Sen. Young’s amendment to incorporate procedures for … [Read more...]