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Senate Bill 0324


Senate Bill 0324

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Bail law. Provides that an undertaking expires 36 months after it is posted for the release of a defendant unless, within the 36 month period: (1) the bond is declared to be forfeited; and (2) the court notifies the surety and the bail agent of the forfeiture. Prohibits a court from assessing a late surrender fee or entering judgment on a forfeiture if the surety or bail agent provides evidence satisfactory to the court that: (1) the defendant fled to a jurisdiction that does not allow extradition or refuses to extradite the defendant; or (2) the prosecuting attorney failed or refuses to extradite the defendant.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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