CA Penal Code Section 1299.01


For purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a)

“Bail fugitive” means a defendant in a pending criminal case who has been released from custody under a financially secured appearance, cash, or other bond and has had that bond declared forfeited, or a defendant in a pending criminal case who has violated a bond condition whereby apprehension and reincarceration are permitted.

(b)

“Bail” means a person licensed by the Department of Insurance pursuant to Section 1800 of the Insurance Code.

(c)

“Depositor of bail” means a person who or entity that has deposited money or bonds to secure the release of a person charged with a crime or offense.

(d)

“Bail fugitive recovery person” means a person who is provided written authorization pursuant to Sections 1300 and 1301 by the bail or depositor of bail, and is contracted to investigate, surveil, locate, and arrest a bail fugitive for surrender to the appropriate court, jail, or police department, and any person who is employed to assist a bail or depositor of bail to investigate, surveil, locate, and arrest a bail fugitive for surrender to the appropriate court, jail, or police department.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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