Summons; promise to appear after issuance.

Bill Summary:

Promise to appear after the issuance of a summons. Provides that if any person refuses to give a written promise to appear, the arresting officer shall give such person notice of the time and place of the hearing, note such person's refusal to give his written promise to appear on the summons, and forthwith release him from custody. Under current law, any person refusing to give such written promise to appear is required to be taken immediately by the arresting officer before a magistrate or other issuing officer having jurisdiction.

Bill Patron: Hanger

Last Action(s):
(House) Left in Courts of Justice March 8, 2022
(Senate) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) February 11, 2022

Bill Status:

Passed Senate