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SB 1490: Determining Bail


Determining Bail; Creating a presumption that individuals arrested for allegedly committing nonviolent misdemeanors be released on nonmonetary conditions or nonmonetary restrictions; restricting the determinations a court must consider for bail or other conditions for persons committing crimes other than nonviolent misdemeanor offenses; authorizing a court to revoke pretrial release and order pretrial detention if the court finds probable cause to believe that the defendant committed a new violent crime or a new dangerous crime while on pretrial release, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 1/17/2018 Senate - Introduced -SJ 171
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/3/2018 Senate • Filed
    1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 171
    1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 171

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  • SB 1490, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/3/2018 at 3:12 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 967 Determining Bail Alexander Compare Last Action: 1/9/2018 H Introduced -HJ 84
    S 1882 Determining Bail Rodriguez Compare Last Action: 1/17/2018 S Introduced -SJ 198

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    790.065 Sale and delivery of firearms. Page 10 (pdf)
    903.046 Purpose of and criteria for bail determination. Page 1 (pdf)
    903.0471 Violation of condition of pretrial release. Page 4 (pdf)
    907.041 Pretrial detention and release. Page 5 (pdf)

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