Bill Status of HB3561 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM PRO-BAIL RETURN-ACQUITTAL
Rep. Dan Ugaste, Dan Caulkins, Lindsey LaPointe, Kelly M. Cassidy, Chris Miller, Ryan Spain and Rita Mayfield
(Sen. Donald P. DeWitte)
| 5/21/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is acquitted, the court shall order 100% of the defendant's bail deposit returned to the defendant or to the defendant's designee by an assignment executed at the time the bail amount is deposited. Deletes provision that in no event shall the amount retained by the clerk of the court as bail bond costs be less than $5 and deletes in counties with a population of 3,000,000 or more in no event shall the amount retained by the clerk of the court as bail bond costs exceed $100.