(a) Property or an interest in property described in § 13-502(1) or (3) of this subtitle may not be forfeited if the owner establishes by a preponderance
of the evidence that the violation of the human trafficking law was committed without
the owner's actual knowledge.
(b)(1) A motor vehicle for hire in the transaction of business as a common carrier
or a motor vehicle for hire may not be seized or forfeited under this subtitle unless
it appears that the owner or other person in charge of the motor vehicle was a consenting
party or privy to a violation of the human trafficking law.
(2) A motor vehicle may not be forfeited under this subtitle for an act or omission
that the owner shows was committed or omitted by a person other than the owner while
the person other than the owner possessed the motor vehicle in criminal violation
of federal law or the law of any state.
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