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Amended vehicle stop statute is procedural change (access required)

Where statutes were amended to prevent police officers from stopping vehicles solely for expired registrations and certain equipment violations, and provide that any evidence from such a stop must be suppressed, the change is procedural. As such, it will be applied to suppress drug evidence found in defendant’s car even though the statute was not in ...