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Art. 312. Types and elections of bail

A. The types of bail in Louisiana are:

(1) Bail with a commercial surety.

(2) Bail with a secured personal surety.

(3) Bail with an unsecured personal surety.

(4) Bail without surety, with or without security.

(5) Bail with a cash deposit.

B. Except as provided in Paragraphs C and D of this Article, all bail must be posted in the full amount fixed by the court.

C. When the court fixes the amount of bail, a secured bail undertaking may be satisfied by a commercial surety, a cash deposit, or with the court's approval, by a secured personal surety or a bond secured by the property of the defendant, or by any combination thereof.

D. When the court elects to release the defendant on an unsecured personal surety or a bail without surety, that election shall be expressed in the bail order.

Acts 1993, No. 834, §1, eff. June 22, 1993; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Acts 2010, No. 914, §1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp312

Art. 312. Types and elections of bail

A. The types of bail in Louisiana are:

(1) Bail with a commercial surety.

(2) Bail with a secured personal surety.

(3) Bail with an unsecured personal surety.

(4) Bail without surety, with or without security.

(5) Bail with a cash deposit.

B. Except as provided in Paragraphs C and D of this Article, all bail must be posted in the full amount fixed by the court.

C. When the court fixes the amount of bail, a secured bail undertaking may be satisfied by a commercial surety, a cash deposit, or with the court's approval, by a secured personal surety or a bond secured by the property of the defendant, or by any combination thereof.

D. When the court elects to release the defendant on an unsecured personal surety or a bail without surety, that election shall be expressed in the bail order.

Acts 1993, No. 834, §1, eff. June 22, 1993; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Acts 2010, No. 914, §1.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp312

Art. 312. Types and elections of bail

A. The types of bail in Louisiana are:

(1) Bail with a commercial surety.

(2) Bail with a secured personal surety.

(3) Bail with an unsecured personal surety.

(4) Bail without surety, with or without security.

(5) Bail with a cash deposit.

B. Except as provided in Paragraphs C and D of this Article, all bail must be posted in the full amount fixed by the court.

C. When the court fixes the amount of bail, a secured bail undertaking may be satisfied by a commercial surety, a cash deposit, or with the court's approval, by a secured personal surety or a bond secured by the property of the defendant, or by any combination thereof.

D. When the court elects to release the defendant on an unsecured personal surety or a bail without surety, that election shall be expressed in the bail order.

Acts 1993, No. 834, §1, eff. June 22, 1993; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Acts 2010, No. 914, §1.

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