Legislative push on to get bail commissioners paid
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Posted on 10/25/2019 by
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Declaring the system is failing, a legislative committee will recommend court judges be required to help ensure bail commissioners get a $40 fee from defendants unless the arrested are truly indigent.

The House-Senate committee heard from bail commissioners across the state who said many are leaving the field thanks to a bail reform law that allows any defendant to claim without offering proof they are poor and avoid paying the fee.

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