SB 0622 Allows Sheriff to seize misappropriated property held by a pawnbroker
LR Number:1926S.01I Fiscal Note:1926-01
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:03/14/01 - Hearing Conducted S Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
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SB 622 - This act would allow a Sheriff to seize property in the possession of a pawnbroker if the Sheriff receives a report from a claimant that the property has been misappropriated and the property is reasonably identifiable as the property of the claimant. If the pawnbroker believes the property is not misappropriated he or she would then be entitled to file a cause of action in small claims court. The prevailing party would be entitled to court costs and attorney's fees.