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SB 854: Bail Bonds


Bail Bonds; Prohibiting a person from transmitting or posting an electronic bond with attached power of attorney unless he or she is duly qualified, licensed, appointed, and registered as a bail bond agent; authorizing a duly qualified, licensed, appointed, and registered bail bond agent to transmit electronic bonds within the judicial circuit in which the bail bond agency is located under certain circumstances; prohibiting an insurer or managing general agent from furnishing an unlicensed individual or entity a form necessary for transmitting or posting electronic bonds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Judiciary (JU)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/5/2014 Senate • Filed
    2/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Criminal Justice; Judiciary -SJ 69
    3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68
    3/20/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/25/14, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 854, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/5/2014 at 11:50 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Banking and Insurance (Pre-Meeting) 3/24/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1395 (c1) Bail Bonds Nelson Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Regulatory Affairs Committee
    Location: In committee/council (RAC)

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    648.25 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    648.30 Licensure and appointment required. Page 5 (pdf)
    648.42 Registration of bail bond agents. Page 6 (pdf)
    648.43 Power of attorney; to be approved by department; filing of copies; notification of transfer bond. Page 7 (pdf)
    648.44 Prohibitions; penalty. Page 7 (pdf)
    648.441 Furnishing supplies to unlicensed bail bond agent prohibited; civil liability and penalty. Page 8 (pdf)
    903.09 Justification of sureties. Page 9 (pdf)
    903.101 Sureties; licensed persons; to have equal access. Page 10 (pdf)
    903.33 Bail not discharged for certain defects. Page 11 (pdf)
    903.34 Who may admit to bail. Page 11 (pdf)

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