CS/HB 731: Bail Bonds
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Santiago
Bail Bonds; Revises legislative intent concerning obligations of bail bond agent; specifies that failure to appear requires bond & bonds or money deposited as bail to be forfeited; revises circumstances that require forfeiture to be discharged; revises amount of forfeiture to be remitted under different specified conditions; specifies that certain provisions concerning cancellation of bond do not apply if bond is forfeited within specified period after it has been posted; provides that original appearance bond does not guarantee placement in any court-ordered program.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Regulatory Affairs Committee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 64
• Introduced -HJ 64
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/03/16, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 400
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 397
• Original reference(s) removed: Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
• CS referred to Regulatory Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 405
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 405
• Died in Regulatory Affairs Committee
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