2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Costa, Dwyer, Elliott, George, King, Kipke, Krebs, and Schuh
Criminal Procedure - Bail Bonds - Mike's Law


Prohibiting a bail bondsman or an agent of a bail bondsman from offering or providing bail bonds to a defendant for less than a specified percentage of the penalty amount of the bond to be posted or on a payment plan in which at least a specified percentage of the penalty amount of the bond to be posted is not received by the bail bondsman from the defendant prior to the bond being posted; providing penalties for a violation of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-210.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered