Citations Affected: IC 4-32-12-2.5
Synopsis: Forfeiture of illegal charity gaming proceeds. Requires that
money forfeited for a violation of the professional gambling law be
deposited in the state general fund, and prohibits imposing a civil
penalty in lieu of forfeiture to circumvent the requirement that forfeited
funds be deposited in the state general fund.
Effective: July 1, 2003.
January 21, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Criminal, Civil and Public
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2003]: Sec. 2.5. (a) Any currency seized under:
(1) IC 4-32-13-2 ;
(2) IC 34-24-1 ; or
(3) IC 34-24-2 ;
and forfeited under IC 34-24-1 or IC 34-24-2 as the result of a violation of IC 35-45-5-3 shall be deposited in the state general fund.
(b) The department may not impose a civil penalty under section 2 of this chapter in lieu of a forfeiture action when the effect of the civil penalty would be to circumvent the provisions of subsection (a).