|SB 0922||Bail Bond Requirement For Certain Persons Charged|
|LR Number:||L3479.01I||Fiscal Note:||3479-01|
|Committee:||Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence|
|Last Action:||03/06/96 - Hearing Conducted S Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committ|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1996|
SB 922 - This act requires certain persons who are charged with a bailable offense to execute a bail bond with sufficient solvent sureties or deposit cash in lieu of the bail bond, when the judge decides that a bond is necessary.
This act applies to the following persons:
1. Persons charged with a felony;
2. Persons previously required to post a bail bond or cash;
3. Persons previously required to post a bond and failed to appear; and
4. Persons against whom a warrant is pending for another charge or probation or parole violation.
Currently, the decision to require a bond is discretionary
with the judge.