Category: Crime and Public Safety

HB 614 (2017)

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Limits when state, county, and local law enforcement can transfer property to the federal government as part of civil forfeiture. This bill, according to the state Department of Justice and Department of Safety, would increase the number of cases prosecuted at the state rather than federal level, increase state revenue from civil forfeiture, and decrease the amount of money from forfeitures being returned to county and local law enforcement.

Bill Sponsor: Michael "Mike" Sylvia

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 03/28/2017

Next Voting Date: Thu, 05/11/2017

Bill Status

Passed House
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: No
Passed Senate: No
Signed by Governor: No

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