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HB 1125: Disposition of Liens & Forfeited Property


Disposition of Liens & Forfeited Property; Removes option of seizing agency to retain or profit from certain seized property; authorizes seizing agency to salvage, trade, or transfer property to certain governmental entities; authorizes seizing agency to purchase or bid on certain seized property offered for sale or auction; deletes provisions governing distribution of proceeds & use of property seized by local governmental agencies; requires governing body of municipality to expend or donate certain amounts of seized property to specified programs; provides requirements for application and approval of such donations; eliminates authority of law enforcement agencies to make determinations regarding funding of programs; eliminates exceptions for certain agencies relating to deposit of proceeds from seizures.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 93
3/8/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 191
4/28/2015 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee