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HB 0505 - Civil Forfeiture Proceedings - Stay Until Conclusion of Criminal Proceedings
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Scot Turner
Last Action: 3/1/2017 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
Civil ProcedureNext Bill
Criminal ProcedureNext Bill
Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add OnsNext Bill
Larry RamseyNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation changes the procedures for civil forfeiture. At present, the courts have the discretion to put on hold any civil forfeiture actions until conclusion of the related criminal proceedings. This legislation would make mandatory that civil forfeitures cannot happen until adjudication of guilt in the related criminal proceedings.

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