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House Bill 1276

House Bill 1276

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB1276 (Updated March 4, 2008 2:36 pm - DI 84)

Bail. Defines "sexually violent predator defendant" as a person charged with the commission of a sex or violent offense who is a sexually violent predator. Allows a: (1) sexually violent predator defendant: (2) person charged with child molesting; and (3) person charged with child solicitation; to be released on bail only after a hearing in open court, and requires a court releasing one of these persons on bail to consider whether certain statutory factors warrant exceeding applicable court or county bail guidelines. Requires a bail hearing to be held within 48 hours unless exigent circumstances prevent the hearing from being held within 48 hours.
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