Admission to bail; persons not lawfully present in United States. (HB3206)

Introduced By

Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill) with support from co-patrons Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), and Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal procedure, admission to bail; persons not lawfully present in theUnlted States; presumption. Adds a presumption, subject to rebuttal, against admitting to bail any person who comrnits a felony while not lawfully present in the United States. Requires judicial officers, to the extent feasible. to verify with the Law Enforcement Support Center of the Bureciu of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States Department of Homeland Security prior to a bail hearing whether a person is a citizen or is otherwise lawfully present in the United States. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 079847262
01/19/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/01/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3206)