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SB 534: Pretrial Release

GENERAL BILL by Brandes

Pretrial Release; Authorizing each county to establish a supervised bond program with the concurrence of the chief judge of the judicial circuit, the county’s chief correctional officer, the state attorney, and the public defender; authorizing the chief judge of each circuit, with the concurrence of the county’s chief correctional officer, the state attorney, and the public defender, to enter an administrative order for the use of a risk assessment instrument in pretrial release determinations; providing that a court retains sole discretion to determine the appropriateness of pretrial release and any necessary pretrial release conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 70
3/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/04/19, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 69
3/6/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/11/19, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/11/2019 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 194
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice