Print Back to Calendar Return
  Item No. 23.       
Regular City Council Meeting
Meeting Date: 09/14/2017  
COMMITTEE:    Public Safety  
CONTACT:    Mike Mathews CHAIR:    Art Sandoval

ACTION REQUESTED:
Resolution 17-44 - Consider approval of Resolution 17-44 supporting the amendment of HB 560 (Forfeiture Act). (Sandoval/Mathews)
BACKGROUND:
In 2015 the legislature passed and the Governor signed substantial amendments to the state   Forfeiture Act which has had a costly and unintended consequences to local law enforcement. In 2017 SB 202 was introduced to address these concerns and received unanimous support of the Senate and passed the House Judiciary Committee, but was never called up for a vote on the house floor.
FINANCIAL CONSIDERATION
Current language doesn’t allow jurisdictions to recoup cost of storage or transfer of materials to the State. All proceeds of the sale of items are transferred to the State General Fund.
LEGAL REVIEW:
The City Attorney has reviewed Resolution 17-44.
BOARD AND COMMITTEE ACTION:
The Public Safety Committee recommended approval (3-0) at their meeting on September 6, 2017.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Consider approval of Resolution 17-44 supporting the amendment of HB 560 (Forfeiture Act).
Attachments
ATT Resolution 17-44
ATT Resolution 17-44 HB560
ATT Resolution 17-44 SB 202

AgendaQuick©2005 - 2018 Destiny Software Inc., All Rights Reserved