Civil Asset Forfeiture Bill Fails by a 46-0 Vote in Senate

In North Dakota, the police can take your property if the feel it has been used in a crime. And the transfer of that property to the state is not dependent on whether you’re convicted or charged with the alleged crime. To put some check and balance in the equation, Representative Rick Becker sponsored a bill that defined the terms of when the police can seize property. It passed the House by a close margin¬†but failed unanimously in the Senate. Rob Port has the story.

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