Release On Bail Violation Of A Protection Order
Concerning minimum monetary conditions for a bond for violation of a protection order.
2021 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
The bill requires the court, when determining the type of bond and conditions of release for a person arrested for violating a protection order, if it sets a bond with a monetary condition, to set the amount not less than:
- $10,000 for the person's first arrest for violating a protection order; and
- $25,000 for the person's second or subsequent arrest for violating a protection order.
The bill does not prohibit the court from determining the type of bond or non-monetary conditions of release to a person's bond.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)