Introduced House Bill (H)

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Criminal law issues. Provides that a defendant's bond will be automatically forfeited if a defendant fails to appear for court unless the court orders the defendant's bond to not be forfeited. Provides that a defendant's bond will be automatically forfeited if a defendant is charged with a new offense while out on bond unless the court orders the defendant's bond to not be forfeited. Requires a defendant serving a probationary term for domestic violence to surrender all firearms and gun permits to a specified law enforcement agency. Increases the penalty for voluntary manslaughter from a Level 2 felony to a Criminal law issues. Provides that a defendant's bond will be automatically forfeited if a defendant fails to appear for court unless the court orders the defendant's bond to not be forfeited. Provides that a defendant's bond will be automatically forfeited if a defendant is charged with a new offense while out on bond unless the court orders the defendant's bond to not be forfeited. Requires a defendant serving a probationary term for domestic violence to surrender all firearms and gun permits to a specified law enforcement agency. Increases the penalty for voluntary manslaughter from a Level 2 felony to a Level 1 felony. Provides that the delivery of heroin to a user that results in the user's death is a Level 3 felony. ... View more