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SB2635     
Measure Title: RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
Report Title: Law Enforcement; Property Subject to Forfeiture; Burden of Proof; Disposition of Property Forfeited; General Fund
Description: Specifies that no property shall be forfeited unless the owner or interest-holder of the property has been convicted of a covered offense and the State has met its rebuttable presumption for forfeiture. Requires the State to show by clear and convincing evidence that a claimant's interest in the property is subject to forfeiture. Limits the authority to recover attorneys' fees and costs to a prevailing claimant only. Requires half of any forfeited property and sales proceeds to be deposited in the general fund of the State to support the judiciary.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JDL, WAM
Introducer(s): ESPERO, GREEN, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Kidani
Act:

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1/27/2016SReferred to JDL, WAM.
1/25/2016SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2016SIntroduced.

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