Admission to bail; presumption of release on recognizance. (HB652)

Introduced By

Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admission to bail; presumption of release on recognizance. Provides that a judicial officer shall release any person taken into custody by an arresting officer for any misdemeanor violation committed in such arresting officer's presence, except for violations of driving or operating a motor vehicle, watercraft, or motorboat while intoxicated, offenses that give rise to a rebuttable presumption against bail, or as otherwise provided in Title 46.2 (Motor Vehicles). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104927D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/05/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice