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HB 0019 - Due Process in Civil Forfeiture Act; enact

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Sandra Scott (D)
Last Action: 1/26/2021 - House - House First Readers
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB19 amends Chapter 16 of Title 9 of the OCGA to increase the state’s burden of proof by requiring “clear and convincing” evidence in civil forfeiture proceedings.

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