Bill Status of HB0218 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM PRO-BAIL-JUDGE DISCRETION
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the offense for which bail has been set is not a violent crime as defined in the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, the sum of money required to be deposited with the clerk of the court may, in the discretion of the court, be an amount less than 10% of the bail (rather than 10% of the bail).