Posted 1/13/2017

 

State

Bill

Sponsor

Description

US

H.R. 4611

Lieu (D-CA)

No More Money Bail Act of 2016.  Committee Consideration Action By:  House Judiciary – 29FEB16

CA

AB 42

Bonta (Like S10)

Money bail reform bill which states intention to enact legislation to ensure that nobody is held pretrial because of inability to pay bail.  Introduced 05DEC16

CA

S 10

Hertzberg (Like A42)

Money bail reform bill which states intention to enact legislation to ensure that nobody is held pretrial because of inability to pay bail.  Introduced 05DEC16

IN

HB 1137

Frizzell

Reduces bail license renewal fee from $600 to $300. Requires cash bail to be forfeited no later than 120 days after FTA.  Referred to Committee on Insurance 05JAN17

IN

SB 228

Young

Establishes bail guidelines for arrestees that do not pose a substantial risk of flight. Referred to Corrections and Criminal Law 09JAN17

MT

SB 59

Wolken

General revise criminal justice laws.  Creates risk assessment tool.  Introduced 16DEC16

NV

AB 38

NV Supreme Court

AN ACT relating to bail; authorizing the electronic transmission of certain notices relating to bail; requiring certain persons who are engaged in certain businesses relating to bail to receive electronic transmissions relating to bail; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

NV

AB 83

On behalf of the Department of business and industry

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for administrative supervision of insurers and other entities by the Commissioner of Insurance; Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

NV

SB 18

Div. of Ins

Makes various changes relating to bail bonds/fugitive recovery. Prefiled   Committee on Commerce, Labor and Energy

NJ

A 150

Tucker

Establishes judicial presumption in favor of 10 percent bail option in lieu of bail bond issued for repeat criminal offenders. Judiciary 27JAN16

NJ

A 294

DeCroce

Requires 10 percent bail, prohibits installment payments.  Judiciary 27JAN16

NJ

A 683

Munoz

Requires bail agencies to collect at least 10 percent of bail bond amount.  Judiciary 27JAN16

NJ

A 1596

Rumana

Expands list of crimes with bail restriction to include gun related crimes with mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment under Graves Act.  Law and Public Safety. 27JAN16

NJ

A 2007

Green

Restricts bail options for second and subsequent offenses occurring while released.  Judiciary 27JAN16

NJ

A3233

Dancer

Minimum of 10% premium of the face of the bond, less with approval of judge.  Allows installment payments, upon lapse thereof, bond to be forfeited.  Judiciary 22JAN16

NJ

A 3274

Dancer

Agents must carry ID cards. Judiciary 22JAN16

NJ

A 3288

Dancer

AG to develop guidelines to prohibit solicitation and three party phone calls by agents with incarcerated.  Judiciary 22JAN16

NJ

A 3275

Dancer

Crime to facility a three way conversation with incarcerated persons.  Agents to lose license.  Judiciary 22JAN16

NJ

A 3395 (see also S 2047)

McKeon

Revises court filing fees, assessments, penalties, fines and certain licensing fees to fund Pretrial Services program, etc.  Referred to Assembly Judiciary Comm. 03MAR16

NJ

A 3491

Wimberly

Establishes “County Government Criminal Justice Reform Admin Fund”.  Referred to assembly Judiciary Com 04APR16

NJ

A3507

McKeon

Transfers authority to regulate bail agents from DOBI to DLPS; requires certain defendants to be eligible for monetary bail upon issuance of complaint-warrant.

NJ

A3775

Dancer

Fourth degree crime to operate as unlicensed bail agent, per SCI recommendations.  Judiciary 23MAY16

NJ

A4098

Oliver

Requires certain defendants to be eligible for monetary bail upon issuance of complaint-warrant.

NJ

A 4428

Prieto (Like S 2850)

Adds 20 judges to help implement bail reform agenda. Substituted S 2850 Passed House 19DEC16

NJ

S 851

Stack

Restricts bail for persons charged with violent crimes; establishes bail alternatives for non-violent offenders.  Judiciary 12JAN16

NJ

S 851

Stack

Restricts bail for persons charged with violent crimes; establishes bail alternatives for non-violent offenders.  Judiciary 12JAN16

NJ

S 2047

Cruz-Perez

Revises court filing fees, assessments, penalties, fines, and certain licensing fees to fund Pretrial Services Program, e-court information system and Legal Services of New Jersey; repeals certain statutory provisions concerning court fees.  Introduced 21APR16

NJ

S 2079

Barnes

Transfers authority to license/regulate bail agents to Department of law and Public Safety (DLPS) from Department of Banking and Insurance; some DOBI functions re surety companies transferred to AG; establishes Bail Agent Enforcement Unit.  Referred to Senate Judiciary Comm. 25APR16

NJ

S 2610

Turner (Like A 4098)

Requires certain defendants, not charged with first degree crime and who are not to be detained, to be eligible immediately for monetary bail upon issuance of compliant-warrant.  Eligible defendants not to be released on unsecured bond.  Judiciary 26SEP16

NJ

S 2850

Sweeney (Like A 4428)

Adds 20 judges to help implement bail reform agenda.  Passed Senate, substituted for A 4428 19DEC16

TX

H 130

Dutton

Reduces some state jail felonies to misdemeanors.  Introduced 14NOV16

TX

H 362

Moody

Relating to procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases.  Filed 15NOV16

TX

H 551

Collier

Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record was expunged.  Filed 9DEC16

TX

H 567

White (Like S 271)

Citation or notice to appear for misdemeanor punishable only by a fine.  Introduced 12DEC16

TX

H 608

Dutton

Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on a personal bond.  Introduced 15DEC16

TX

H 609

 

 

TX

H 664

Canales

Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision.  Introduced 20DEC16

TX

H 668

Canales

Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture on bail bond.  Introduced 20DEC16

TX

H 673

 

 

TX

H 686

Wu

Courts to set up procedures re bail release conditions, excluding a bail schedule. Restrictions on bail/EM payments/requirements for indigent defendants.  Courts to be required to keep /report stats on pretrial.  Introduce 21DEC16

TX

S 271

Burton (Like H 567)

Citation or notice to appear for misdemeanor punishable only by a fine.  Introduced 06DEC16

TX

SJR 8

Hall

Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony.  Prefiled 14NOV16