Gov. Snyder signed a bill eliminating bonds for forfeited property. House Bill 4629 repeals a requirement for a property owner whose property has been seized by police and is subject to civil forfeiture to provide a cash bond to contest the taking, and if unsuccessful to pay all the expenses of the proceedings.
Governor signs bill to eliminate 10 percent civil forfeiture fee ... more
Michigan forfeiture laws allow assets to be turned over without a conviction ... more
Local measures would require conviction for asset forfeiture ... more
With the conclusion of the 2013-2014 Legislature, the clock has run out on bills that would have required more disclosure ... more
The national grassroots group Freedom Works, which has 6.9 million members and supports limited government, gives ... more
A new article on the Heritage Foundation’s “Daily Signal” website highlights the problem with civil asset forfeiture, which is the ... more