OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-7146

AN ACT REQUIRING A CRIMINAL CONVICTION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES BEFORE ASSETS SEIZED IN A LAWFUL ARREST OF LAWFUL SEARCH MAY BE FORFEITED IN A CIVIL PROCEEDING.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7422

File Copy No.: 192

House Calendar No.: 161


OFA Fiscal Note

NO FISCAL IMPACT

The amendment strikes the underlying bill and the associated fiscal impact. The amendment replaces the bill with language that removes the revenue loss from the underlying bill. The amendment clarifies asset forfeiture laws, specifying conditions in which asset forfeiture is to occur, and does not result in a fiscal impact as it conforms statute with current practice.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.