Forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; conviction required. (HB1991)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs)

Progress

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

Description

Forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; conviction required; owner retains possession. Requires that any action for the forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of a crime be stayed until the person whose property is the subject of the forfeiture action has been convicted of the crime and has exhausted all appeals. The bill also provides that no property shall be seized until after a final judgment of conviction has been entered and all appeals have been exhausted. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2015Committee
01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102050D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/10/2015Left in Courts of Justice