Bill Status of SB4025 101st General Assembly
Short Description: ABOLISH MONETARY BAIL
Sen. Robert Peters
| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the provisions concerning violation of bail bond to violations of pretrial release. Establishes penalties for violation of the conditions of pretrial release. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the requirement of posting monetary bail is abolished, except as provided in the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act, the Driver License Compact, or the Nonresident Violator Compact. Provides that it is presumed that a defendant is entitled to release on personal recognizance on the condition that the defendant attend all required court proceedings and the defendant does not commit any criminal offense, and complies with all terms of pretrial release, including, but not limited to, orders of protection. Provides that additional conditions of release shall be set only when it is determined that they are necessary to assure the defendant's appearance in court, assure the defendant does not commit any criminal offense, and complies with all conditions of pretrial release. Provides that detention only shall be imposed when it is determined that the defendant poses a danger to a specific, identifiable person or persons, or has a high likelihood of willful flight. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/4/2021||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters|| 1/4/2021||Senate||First Reading|| 1/4/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|