Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 17.091
Notice of Certain Bail Reductions Required

Before a judge or magistrate reduces the amount of bail set for a defendant charged with an offense listed in Article 42A.054 (Limitation on Judge-ordered Community Supervision), an offense described by Article 62.001 (Definitions)(5), or an offense under Section 20A.03 (Continuous Trafficking of Persons), Penal Code, the judge or magistrate shall provide:


to the attorney representing the state, reasonable notice of the proposed bail reduction; and


on request of the attorney representing the state or the defendant or the defendant’s counsel, an opportunity for a hearing concerning the proposed bail reduction.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 671 (S.B. 56), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 593 (H.B. 8), Sec. 3.10, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 122 (H.B. 3000), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 770 (H.B. 2299), Sec. 2.05, eff. January 1, 2017.

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