|Author:||Sen. Bob Hasegawa (D-11) P: (360) 786 - 7616|
|Source:||View the Source|
- Civil asset forfeiture allows the government to take the property of an individual, including firearms, without any conviction.
- SB 5044 reforms civil asset forfeiture law so that clear, cogent, and convincing evidence needs to be present in order to start the process of confiscating property, instead of a preponderance of evidence.
- Increasing the burden on the state will protect the 4th Amendment rights of Washingtonians.
You can read FPC's letter of support here.
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