Archive for Tag: civil asset forfeiture

Legislation making New Jersey a national leader in forfeiture transparency goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly voted 77-0 Monday to advance a bill (S1963), sponsored by Assemblymen Jay Webber and Erik Peterson, requiring transparency and disclosure of civil asset forfeiture in New Jersey. It is now headed to the Gov. Phil Murphy for his consideration. Civil asset forfeiture can be...

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Legislation making New Jersey a national leader in forfeiture transparency advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill requiring transparency and disclosure about civil asset forfeiture in New Jersey is again progressing through the Legislature. The legislation (S1963), sponsored by Assemblymen Jay Webber and Erik Peterson, gained unanimous approval Thursday from the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Civil asset forfeiture can be a useful...

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