Introduced by Rep. Jason Wentworth (R) on January 9, 2019 To establish that property seized from a person because it may be associated with a suspected drug-related crime is not subject to “civil asset forfeiture” unless the individual is actually convicted or accepts a plea bargain. This would not apply to police seizures of property worth $50,000 or more. House Bill 4002 prescribes specific procedures, notice requirements, deadlines and more. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 9, 2019