2013 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Bail Bonds - Cash Bail

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kelly, K.


Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Synopsis:Authorizing in circuit courts and in the District Court cash bail or cash bond to be posted by the defendant, by an individual, or by a specified private surety acting for the defendant under specified circumstances; requiring cash bail or cash bond to be posted by the defendant only, unless the order setting bail expressly provides otherwise, in cases involving a defendant's failure to pay support to specified individuals; and providing for the repeal of laws inconsistent with the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates K. Kelly, Anderson, Cluster, Dumais, Hough, McDermott, Mitchell, Simmons, and Valentino-Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0505
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0492 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):Bail
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
Circuit Courts
District Courts
Pretrial Detention or Release
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(5-203, 5-205)

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.