New Jersey Committee Approves Bill to Require Comprehensive Asset Forfeiture Reporting; Federal Equitable Sharing Program Included

TRENTON, N.J. (June 13, 2018) – On Monday, a second New Jersey Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would impose strict reporting requirements for all asset forfeitures in the state. This legislation would take a first step that could lead to substantive reforms, including closing a federal loophole that allows police to bypass strict state asset forfeiture laws.