23A-49-23. Seized property--Information to be public.

The attorney general, no more than 120 days after the close of the fiscal year, shall post on a searchable public website a report containing an itemized list of each property seized and forfeited for the preceding fiscal year as provided in § 23A-49-22.

The attorney general shall include in the report an itemized list of the expenditures and disbursements made by the attorney general under §§ 23A-49-20 and 34-20B-64.

The attorney general may include in the report recommendations to improve statutes, rules, and policies to better ensure that seizure, forfeiture, and expenditures are done and reported in a manner that is fair to crime victims, innocent property owners, secured interest holders, citizens, law enforcement and taxpayers.

The data and report compiled hereunder are public records under chapter 1-27.

Source: SL 2022, ch 76, § 3.