A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REVISE THE LAWS GOVERNING THE SEIZURE, FORFEITURE, AND SALE OF MOTOR VEHICLES USED BY DEFENDANTS IN FELONY CASES INVOLVING SPEEDING TO ELUDE ARREST.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 20-28.2(e), providing that no motor vehicle subject to forfeiture under this section will be released to a nondefendant motor vehicle owner if the records of the Division indicate the motor vehicle owner had previously signed an impaired driving acknowledgment or a speeding to elude arrest acknowledgment, as required by this section, and the same person was operating the motor vehicle at the time of the current seizure (was, while the person's license was revoked), unless the innocent owner meets specified evidentiary standards.
Amends GS 20-28.3(e), making a correction to a statute reference, replacing a reference to GS 20-28.3(c) with GS 20-28.2(c).
Amends GS 20-28.3(e2), making a clarifying change, substituting "subdivision" for "subsection" in three locations. Deletes GS 20-28.3(e2)(2)(c), which allowed the release of a vehicle as a result of executing a speeding to elude arrest acknowledgement, as described in GS 20-28.2(a1)(1a).
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