IN HB1376 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance
Pending: House Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Charitable bail organizations. Allows a charitable organization to pay bail on behalf of a defendant if the organization: (1) is certified by the commissioner of the department of insurance; (2) pays cash bail in the amount of $2,000 or less on behalf of a defendant charged only with a misdemeanor; (3) only pays bail for a defendant who is indigent; (4) is represented by a bail agent; and (5) meets certain other requirements. Exempts from the certification requirement a charitable organization that pays bail for not more than two individuals in any 180 day period. Provides that if money or bonds have been set, bail by surety may be substituted for the money or bonds at any time before a breach.

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Title

Charitable bail organizations.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Mayfield

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