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HB 1257: Bail Bonds


Bail Bonds; Requires that person complete specified periods of licensure before being eligible for ownership of or other pecuniary interest in bail bond agency; revises eligibility requirements for bail bond agent applicants; provides requirements for primary bail bond agents; revises restrictions on where & how bail bond agents & agencies may solicit business; provides for fine & license suspension for violations of specified licensing provisions & for fine & license revocation for second offense; provides requirements for relicensure; clarifies provisions relating to commitment of bail bond agent; provides circumstances under which, while on bond, a breach of bail bond conditions occurs; revises conditions under which forfeiture must be discharged; revises provisions relating to remission of forfeiture.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 105
3/8/2015 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 193
4/28/2015 House • Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee