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Short Title

Modifies civil and criminal asset forfeitures 
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Long Title To amend sections 2329.84, 2329.85, 2329.86, 2981.01, 2981.03, 2981.04, 2981.05, 2981.06, 2981.09, 2981.11, and 2981.14 and to enact section 2927.21 of the Revised Code to modify the laws governing criminal and civil asset forfeitures, to revise the procedures upon a writ of execution of goods claimed by a person other than the defendant, and to establish the offense of receiving proceeds of an offense subject to forfeiture proceedings and permit the state to file a civil action against the person who allegedly committed that offense under certain circumstances.


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Effective Date

April 6, 2017


Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee
House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Robert McColley
Tom Brinkman


Ron Amstutz
Niraj J. Antani
John Becker
Andrew Brenner
Jonathan Dever
Mike Duffey
Stephen D. Hambley
Michael Henne
Ron Hood
J. Kyle Koehler
Sarah LaTourette
Wes Retherford
Jeff Rezabek
Kristina Roegner
Mark J. Romanchuk
Kirk Schuring
Louis Terhar
Andy Thompson
A. Nino Vitale
Ron Young
Paul Zeltwanger
Troy Balderson
Bill Beagle
Edna Brown
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Keith Faber
Bob D. Hackett
Jay Hottinger
Shannon Jones
Kris Jordan
Frank LaRose
Peggy Lehner
Larry Obhof
Bob Peterson
Bill Seitz
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Joe Uecker
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