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CS/CS/HB 361: Bail Bonds

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Santiago

Bail Bonds; Revises legislative intent concerning obligations of bail bond agent; revises commitments & obligations of bail bond agent; revises circumstances that constitute breach by bail bond agent & under which surety bond deposited as bail must be forfeited; revises circumstances that require forfeiture to be discharged; specifies that certain provisions concerning cancellation of bond do not apply if bond is forfeited within specified period; provides that original appearance bond does not guarantee placement in court-ordered program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 4/28/2017 House - Placed on 3rd reading
Location: On 3rd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/23/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 56
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 56
3/13/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/15/2017 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 383
3/16/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 378
3/20/2017 House • Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 394
3/23/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 03/27/17, 12:30 pm, Sumner Hall
3/27/2017 House • Favorable by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 3 -HJ 464
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 464
4/18/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/20/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/20/2017 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 785
4/21/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 791
4/25/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 851
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/17
4/28/2017 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading