SB0720

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Alien Defendants - Nullity of Bail Bonds

Sponsored by:

Senator Ramirez

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Providing that, if a defendant who has posted a bail bond is taken into custody 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
All Sponsors:Senators Ramirez, Madaleno, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0476
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0551 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Aliens and Citizenship
Bail
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
(5-206.1)

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October 2, 2015 9:13 A.M.