Judge standing by ruling on South Carolina civil forfeiture being unconstitutional

One major issue for lawmakers the proposed statute tackles, is eliminating roadside waivers, where people sign consent forms to hand over their assets without an arrest and with little to no oversight. “That was the thing they were most concerned with, and honestly I’m concerned about that,” said Richardson. The proposed statute prevents that, and also creates a process for how the money seized is allocated. Richardson believes the 40 page statute addresses the big concerns…