H.B. No. 5824
Session Year 2023


To (1) reform the professional bail bond and surety bond system by requiring bondmen and agents establish and maintain trustee accounts and penalize failure to do so, and require the licensure authorities to audit such accounts at least annually, and (2) prohibit pretrial release based on a promise to appear in the case of a defendant charged with certain crimes.

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Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/17/2023Public Hearing 03/22
 3/16/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
 3/15/2023Drafted by Committee
 1/25/2023(JUD)Vote to Draft
 1/18/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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