Drug crimes; disposition of forfeited property used in connection with the commission of crimes. (SB463)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

Progress

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

Description

Disposition of forfeited property used in connection with the commission of drug crimes; Drug Offender Assessment and Treatment Fund. Provides that 20 percent of all cash, negotiable instruments, and proceeds from a sale conducted pursuant to § 19.2-386.7 or 19.2-386.12, after deduction of expenses, fees, and costs as provided in § 19.2-386.12, shall be paid into the Drug Offender Assessment and Treatment Fund. The remaining 80 percent of such property and proceeds will continue to be deposited into the special fund of the Department of Criminal Justice Services made available to federal, state, and local agencies to promote law enforcement. The bill provides that promoting law-enforcement shall include activities calculated to enhance future investigations, law-enforcement training, law enforcement equipment and operations, detention facilities, law-enforcement facilities, drug education and drug addiction and rehabilitation programs, pro rata funding, and asset accounting and tracking and other expenses specifically approved by the Department of Criminal Justice Services that promote law enforcement in accordance with this section and regulations adopted by the Criminal Justice Services Board. Amends § 18.2-251.02, § 19.2-386.12, § 19.2-386.14, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100103D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/2018Continued to 2019 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Courts of Justice

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