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Arizona House Unanimously Passes Bill Taking on State, Federal Asset Forfeiture

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Today, the Arizona House voted 60-0 to pass a bill reforming the state’s asset forfeiture laws. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from …

North Dakota House Passes Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture and Closing Federal Loophole

BISMARCK, N.D. (Feb. 22, 2017) – A North Dakota bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations passed the …

Arizona Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture, Closing Federal Loophole Passes Two Committees Over Strong Opposition

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb. 17, 2017) – An Arizona bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws has unanimously passed two important House committees. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning …

North Dakota Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture and Closing Federal Loophole Passes Committee

BISMARCK, N.D. (Feb. 16, 2017) – A North Dakota bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations passed an …

New Mexico Committee Passes Bill to Close Asset Forfeiture Loophole Used By Cities

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb. 16, 2017) – A New Mexico bill that would close a loophole some city officials claim allows them to continue with civil asset forfeiture despite a 2015 law meant to …

Tennessee Bills Take on Asset Forfeiture, Close Federal Loophole in Most Cases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2017) –  Bills introduced in the Tennessee legislature would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal …

Tennessee Bills Take on Asset Forfeiture, Close Federal Loophole in Most Cases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2017) –  Bills introduced in the Tennessee legislature would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal …

Colorado Bill Would Close Federal Asset Forfeiture Loophole in Most Situations

DENVER Colo. (Feb. 3, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Colorado Senate would close a loophole that allows state and local police to circumvent more stringent state asset forfeiture laws by passing cases off …

New Mexico Cities Working Around Asset Forfeiture Law; New Bill Would Close the Loophole

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb. 1, 2017) – A bill filed in the New Mexico Senate would close a loophole some city officials claim allows them to continue with civil asset forfeiture despite a 2015 …

Alaska Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Cases

JUNEAU, Alaska, (Jan. 29, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Alaska House would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most cases. The legislation …

Oklahoma Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole

OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 24, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the Oklahoma Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws by eliminating civil forfeiture and providing for a jury trial. The legislation also takes on …

Mississippi Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Cases

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 23, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Mississippi Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also …

Illinois Bill Takes on “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Jan. 18, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Illinois House would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also …

North Dakota Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Situations

BISMARCK, N.D. (Jan. 12, 2017) – A bill filed in the North Dakota House would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most …

Signed as Law: Ohio Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Situations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 5, 2016) – On Wednesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill that reforms asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without criminal charges in many cases. The …

Indiana Bill Takes on “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 3, 2017) – A bill filed in the Indiana Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also …

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