SB 380 (Support): Over the past few years, the seizure of cars, cash, and other assets by law enforcement has become higher profile. In New Mexico, newly passed laws require greater regulation and all funds seized via forfeiture are handed over to the state. This session, Sen Burton has proposed Texas take a slightly different approach to ensure that our property is not wrongly seized. SB 380 puts strong legal protections in place to ensure that our law enforcement uses seizure law to target organized crime and drug smugglers and not just to seize cash from people that have not had their day in court.

Authors

State Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville)

Status

Filed

Session

85

Bill number

SB 380

Position

Support

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