HB 967: Determining Bail
GENERAL BILL by Alexander ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Williams
Determining Bail; Specifies purpose of bail; creates presumption for release of arrested individuals awaiting trial; requires release of individuals if no substantial risk of flight or harm; authorizes reasonable nonmonetary bail conditions; requires consideration of certain factors when determining whether to release defendant; removes prohibition of release on nonmonetary conditions under certain supervision; prohibits court from granting pretrial release for person charged with dangerous crime; revises list of offenses that are deemed to be dangerous crimes; specifies that state must show need for pretrial detention by certain standard of evidence; requires written findings & conclusion.
Last Action: 1/9/2018 House - Introduced -HJ 84
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 84
• Introduced -HJ 84
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