2013 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Alien Defendants - Nullity of Bail Bonds

Sponsored by:

Delegate Simmons


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Providing that, if a defendant who has posted a bail bond is taken into custody and deported by a specified agency of the federal government because of the defendant's immigration status, the bond shall be null and void; providing that any bond that becomes null and void under the Act shall be returned to the surety and the surety shall have no liability with respect to the bond; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Simmons
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0720
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0551 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Aliens and Citizenship
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Pretrial Detention or Release
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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October 24, 2017 1:02 P.M.