Bill Text: CT HB06445 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Concerning Forfeiture Of Moneys And Property Related To The Alleged Commission Of A Crime.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2017-01-23 - Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary [HB06445 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-HB06445-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6445

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2857

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FORFEITURE OF MONEYS AND PROPERTY RELATED TO THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF A CRIME.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 54-33g of the general statutes be amended to provide that the state or a municipality shall not confiscate property that is believed to have been possessed, controlled or intended for use in the alleged commission of a crime unless the defendant has been convicted of such crime.

Statement of Purpose:

To eliminate asset forfeiture associated with the alleged commission of a crime until such time as the defendant has been convicted of the crime.

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