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2011 House Bill 4349: Let law enforcement be funded with drug forfeiture money

Public Act 161 of 2011

Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on March 1, 2011 To repeal a prohibition on police departments using proceeds from drug-related civil asset forfeitures to pay for any law enforcement purpose, rather than using them only for law enforcement related to controlled substances violations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 1, 2011
Reported in the House on March 24, 2011 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 29, 2011
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 29, 2011
Passed 81 to 26 in the House on June 30, 2011.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To repeal a prohibition on police departments using proceeds from drug-related civil asset forfeitures to pay for any law enforcement purpose, rather than using them only for law enforcement related to controlled substances violations.
Received in the Senate on July 13, 2011
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 13, 2011
Reported in the Senate on September 7, 2011 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 34 to 2 in the Senate on September 21, 2011.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To repeal a prohibition on police departments using proceeds from drug-related civil asset forfeitures to pay for any law enforcement purpose, rather than using them only for law enforcement related to controlled substances violations.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 4, 2011

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