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Report Title: Law Enforcement; Property Subject to Forfeiture; Real Estate; Notice; Burden of Proof; Disposition of Property Forfeited; General Fund
Description: Specifies that real estate shall only be forfeited in cases in which the covered offense is chargeable as a felony offense under state law and related to the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a controlled substance in violation of chapter 329. Requires that a real estate owner receive a copy of a pre-seizure hearing notice by certified mail on two separate occasions. Requires the State to show by clear and convincing evidence that a claimant's interest in 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.
Package: None
Current Referral: JDL, WAM
Introducer(s): ESPERO, GREEN, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Kidani

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

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