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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1153 192nd (Current)

An Act to safely reduce the use of cash bail

By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of John C. Velis for legislation to safely reduce the use of cash bail. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

John C. Velis

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to which is to improve the effectiveness of the pretrial release system in order to protect the public and reduce the reliance on cash bail, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.1153
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 Senate Referred to the committee on The Judiciary
3/29/2021 House House concurred
10/6/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/12/2021 from 10:00 AM-03:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
2/7/2022 Senate Accompanied a study order, see S2665

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