Posted 1/23/2017

 

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

AR

H 1093

Joint Budget Committee

Funds Professional Bail Bond Licensing Board through JUN18.  Joint Budget Committee  04JAN17

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

AB 159

Jones-Sawyer

Prohibits a law enforcement official from cooperating with federal immigration officials by providing information about a juvenile held on an immigration hold after that juvenile becomes eligible for release from custody, unless not cooperating would violate federal law and the juvenile has been convicted of specified crimes.  Introduced 13JAN17

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

HI

H 305

Souki

Defendant’s bail can be applied to restitution order.  Introduced 20JAN17

HI

H 306

Souki

Alcohol monitoring device to be required as a condition of bail for habitual offender.  Introduced 20JAN17

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

H 1518

Goodin

Laura’s law re warrant for domestic violence.  Bail can be revoked upon violation of no contact order for one accused of domestic violence.  Judiciary 18JAN17

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

MN

H26

Quam

Law enforcement agencies required to comply with federal immigration detainers regardless of arrestee’s eligibility for bail.  Introduced 05JAN17

MS

H414

Miles

First time DUI arrestees, 18-21 of age, to be held at least 48 hours before release for which bail must be posted.  Introduced 05JAN17

MS

S 2089

Hill

Prohibits use of public benefits recipients from using same for bail (along with other prohibited items.)  Introduced 09JAN17

MS

H 975

Haney

Time a defendant must spend in jail for first and subsequent DUI offenses.  Must post bail before release.  Judiciary 16JAN17

MS

H 1033

Gipson

Courts prohibited from detaining defendant soley on grounds of not being able to pay court ordered money, including bail Judge to determine indigence.  Judiciary 16JAN17

MS

H 1088

Gipson

DUI arrestee under 21 to be detained, no bail granted until certain conditions met, e.g. parents notified, tec.  Judiciary B 16JAN17

MS

H 1090

Brown

Prohibits use of public benefits recipients from using same for bail (along with other prohibited items.  Introduced 16JAN17

MS

H 1151

Touchstone

Brings forward provisions regulating bail. Judiciary B 16JAN17

MS

S 2089

Hill

Prohibits use of public benefits recipients from using same for bail (along with other prohibited items.  Introduced 09JAN17

MS

S 2306

Carmichael

Removes prohibition from acting as a personal surety agent in the writing of bail while licensed as a limited surety agent.  Judiciary A 13JAN17

MS

S 2307

Hudson

Professional bail agent license; exempt law enforcement officers from certain licensing requirements.  Judiciary A 13JAN17

MS

S 2308

Carmichael

Professional bail agent; premium, commission or fee shall be earned when bail bond is posted. Judiciary A 13JAN17

MS

S 2752

Carmichael

Bail to be presumed attainable by defendant.  Indigent to be released OR.  No misdemeanant to be held because cannot afford bail.  Introduced 16JAN17

MT

SB 59

Wolken

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

NE

L 395

Morfeld

Change provisions relating to conditions of and ability post bail.  Introduced 13JAN17

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

NY

A1161

Simanowitz

Defendant can be detained if a clear and convincing threat to society, community, or person.  Codes 11JAN17

NY

A1485

Couch

Allows of revocation of bail or OR and fixing bail in sufficient amount. Codes 12JAN17

NY

A1660

Couch

Allows for revocation of bail or OR and fixing bail in sufficient amount.  Codes 12JAN17

NY

A2378

Montesano

Restricts the use of EBT for bail.  Codes 12JAN17

NY

A2411

Paulin

Relates to the issuance of an order of recognizance or bail in light of previous violations of same.  Codes 20JAN17

NY

S311

Robach

Defendant on domestic violence charge forfeits bail by violation order of protection.  Codes 04JAN17

NY

S1611

Golden

Bail to be revoked for violation of order of protection and GPS.  Codes 10JAN17

NY

S2050

Bonacic

Judicial diversion program for alcohol and substance abuse offenders.  Codes 11JAN17

NY

S3263

Parker

Mandatory jail time for repeat violators of orders of protection and forfeiture or revocation of bail.  Children and Families  20JAN17

OK

S 106

Newberry

Concerns forfeiture dates, notifications, filings, conditions of exonerations, etc.  Introduced 09JAN17

OK

H 1118

Kirby

Relates to applications by agents, by modifying information for a same.  Introduced 12JAN17

OK

H 1730

Blanchett (Like S 364)

Establishes bond hearing procedures for persons in custody; defendant has right to bond hearing; clarifying manner in which pretrial bail is set; use of risk assessments; codification; Counties can setup pretrial programs..  Introduced 19JAN17

OK

H 2159

Nollan

Directs the court clerk to notify the Oklahoma Tax Commission when defendant fails to enter plea or appear for arraignment.  Defendant’s vehicle registration can be cancelled.  Introduced 20JAN17

OK

S 106

Newberry

Concerns forfeiture dates, notifications, filings, conditions of exonerations, etc.  Introduced 09JAN17

OK

S 363

Holt

Pretrial Release Act; authorizing special judges to determine eligibility for certain release.  County may establish pretrial program.  Criteria for such program.  Criteria for such program.  List of offenses not eligible for pretrial program.  Introduced 19JAN17

OK

S 364

Holt (Like H 1730)

Modifies conditions and requirements for certain bond and release.  Bond amount cannot exceed maximum penalty.  Introduced 19JAN17

OK

S 505

Shortey

Bail Enforcement and Licensing Act; modifying inclusions.  Introduced 20JAN17

OK

S 525

Leewright

Bail bondsmen; changing certain requirements; qualifications for and validity of application; excludes convicted felons and some officials; bond exoneration; effective date.  Introduced 19JAN17

OK

S 535

Shortey

Bail Enforcement and Licensing Act; unlicensed persons; penalty; out-of-state license; residency waiver; emergency.  Introduced 19JAN17

RI

H5064

Craven

Allows creation of superior court diversion program for substance abusers or persons with mental health issues charged with certain criminal offenses.  Introduced 11JAN17

RI

H5096

Kirby

Entitles criminal defendants charged with enumerated serious criminal offenses to a bail hearing with four (4) calendar days of initial court appearance.  Introduced 12JAN17

RI

H5117

Blazejewsi

Changes sentencing and execution guidelins, conditions for probation.  Court can detain defendant without for a period not to exceed 10 days.  Judiciary 12JAN17

RI

H5128

Almeida

Criminal justice impact statements, including bail [arraignments and violations of], pretrial conditions and supervision.  Introduced 18JAN17

RI

S8

McCaffrey

Changes sentencing and execution guidelines, conditions for probation.  Court can detain defendant without for period not to exceed 10 days.  Introduced 11JAN17

RI

S10

McCaffrey

Creates a superior court diversion program.  Bail money to remain on deposit.  Introduced 11JAN17

SC

H3162

Rutherford

Deals with among of controlled substances on certain veterans.  Bail not to exceed that amount of the fine.  Introduced 10JAN17

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 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

Johnson

AG to establish a criminal justice web portal.  21DEC16

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

H 806

Dale

Increased penalty for FTA.  Introduced 03JAN17

TX

H 921

Kacal

Law enforcement’s duties regarding immigration status of arrestee and enforcement of immigration detainer.  Introduced 10JAN17

TX

H 1088

Munoz

A surety commits an offense if he advises defendant and gives a form for a motion to reduce the amount of bail.  Introduced 17JAN17

TX

H 1141

Munoz

Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bonds sureties in certain counties.  Introduced 13JAN17

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

UT

S71

Thatcher

Makes changes in collection of criminal account receivable, including payment for bail; cash, debit/credit card, written undertaking, etc.  Introduce 04JAN17

VA

H1765

Bulova

Consequences of convicted misdemeanant’s FTA from appearance at setting of trial for appeal or from trial date will be affirmation of lower court’s judgment.  Courts of Justice 09JAN17

WA

H1079

Orwall (like S 5029)

No contact order for human trafficking and prostitution as a condition of defendant’s bail.  Public Safety 10JAN17

WA

H1163

Goodman

Use of risk assessment in bail determinations for domestic violence cases.  Public Safety 12JAN17

WA

H1195

Kilduff

Surrender of person under surety’s bond if accompanied by notification of forfeiture and reasons for surrender.  Surrender to jail in jurisdiction related to bail.  Public Safety hearing 24JAN17

WA

S5029

Padden (like H 1079)

No contact order for human trafficking and prostitution as condition of defendant’s bail.  Judiciary 10JAN17

WA

S5273

Fain

Implements the e-filing of court documents with dates for compliance.  Law and Justice 18JAN17

WY

H147

Gray

Determines alcohol level at which DUI arrestees may be released subject to judicial officer’s discretion of release conditions.  Introduced 13JAN17