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2015 House Bill 4508: Limit civil asset forfeiture in minor marijuana crime
Introduced by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D) on April 22, 2015 To revise illegal drug law to establish that a vehicle used to transport one ounce or less of marijuana purchased for personal use is not subject to civil asset forfeiture provisions that give police agencies the power to seize and sell a person’s property even if the person is not charged or convicted of a crime.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on April 22, 2015
Reported in the House on May 26, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 81 to 28 in the House on June 4, 2015.
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To revise illegal drug laws to establish that a vehicle used to transport one ounce or less of marijuana purchased for personal use is not subject to civil asset forfeiture provisions that give police agencies the power to seize and sell a person’s property even if the person is not charged or convicted of a crime.
Received in the Senate on June 9, 2015
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 9, 2015

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