Asset forfeiture; forfeited drug assets are to be distributed in accordance with Constitution. (HB212)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Asset forfeiture.  Provides that forfeited drug assets are to be distributed in accordance with Article VIII, Section 8 of the Constitution of Virginia. The bill also provides that the seizing agency may request that forfeited drug assets be destroyed and that the circuit court may so order. The bill also provides that gambling asset forfeitures are governed by Chapter 22.1 ( 19.2-386.1 et seq.) of Title 19.2 of the Code of Virginia and removes section-specific procedures. Read the Bill »

Status

02/27/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2012Committee
01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101832D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2012Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2012Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB326.