March 13, 2019, Introduced by Reps. VanSingel, Rabhi, Haadsma, LaFave, Howell, Neeley, Garrett, Yancey, Peterson, Brann, Steven Johnson, Kennedy, Brenda Carter, Garza, Tyrone Carter, Lasinski, Pohutsky, Sabo, Sowerby, Hoadley, Hertel and LaGrand and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
A bill to amend 1927 PA 175, entitled
"The code of criminal procedure,"
(MCL 760.1 to 777.69) by adding section 6e to chapter V.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 6e. If the court determines that 1 or both of the
circumstances described in section 6(2) apply and that a defendant
will not be released on a personal recognizance bond, the court, in
fixing the amount of bail under this chapter, shall not impose a
financial condition of release that results in the pretrial
detention of a defendant solely because the defendant is
financially incapable of meeting that condition. The court may
consider all resources available to the defendant from any lawful
source in determining the defendant's financial capabilities.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days
after the date it is enacted into law.
Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect
unless all of the following bills of the 100th Legislature are
enacted into law:
(a) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 4351 (request no.
(b) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 4353 (request no.
(c) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 4352 (request no.