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First Substitute H.B. 201
This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 12:29 PM by kholt. --> This document includes Senate 3rd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Tue, Mar 4, 2003 at 10:19 AM by rday. -->
5 This act modifies the Code of Criminal Procedures by allowing bail to be posted by credit
6 and debit card at the discretion of the judge or bail commissioner in addition to cash and
7 written undertakings.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 77-20-4, as last amended by Chapter 293, Laws of Utah 1998
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 77-20-4 is amended to read:
13 77-20-4. Bail to be posted in cash, by credit or debit card, or written undertaking.
14 (1) Bail may be posted:
15 (a) in cash [
16 (b) by written undertaking with or without sureties at the discretion of the magistrate[
18 (c) by credit or debit card, at the discretion of the judge or bail commissioner.
19 (2) A written undertaking shall substantially conform to any form approved by the
20 Supreme Court.
22 bail is posted the current mailing address and telephone number of the surety.
22a h (3) BAIL POSTED BY DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD, LESS THE FEE CHARGED BY THE
22b FINANCIAL INSTITUTION, SHALL BE TENDERED TO THE COURTS S [
22c (4) BAIL REFUNDED BY THE COURT MAY BE REFUNDED BY CREDIT TO THE DEBIT OR
22d CREDIT CARD, OR CASH. h S THE AMOUNT REFUNDED SHALL BE THE FULL AMOUNT RECEIVED
22e BY THE COURT UNDER SUBSECTION (3), WHICH MAY BE LESS THAN THE FULL AMOUNT OF THE
22f BAIL SET BY THE COURT. s
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