North Dakota: Civil asset forfeiture bill heads to an appropriations committee (HB1286)

A bill requiring law enforcement to report civil asset forfeitures to the state is headed to an appropriations committee.

House bill 1286 would require agencies to report seizures and forfeitures. The bill delves into forfeiture proceeding, contested forfeiture hearings, legal interests in forfeited property, disposition of statutory fees, fine forfeitures and the attorney general assets forfeiture fund.