LOU LEG Electronic Bail Bonds Bill


On May 30, LOU LEG passed bill on utilization of electronic bail bonds.


  • LOU LEG passed bill HB 505 regarding the utilization of electronic bail bonds.
  • Enacts Code of Criminal Procedure Articles LOU LEG 311(11) and LOU LEG 328 (C).
  • Bill Provisions
  • Definition of Electric Bond added to Code; Amends Code on bail undertaking.
  • An electronic bond may be executed in a parish where the sheriff has electronic bond software in place; agents may be approved by the sheriff to execute electronic bond.
  • A licensed bail bond producer applying for electronic bond authority may make an application to the sheriff and be domiciled, maintain principal place of business in LOU.
  • Must possess a LOU bail bond producer license for at least 3 years prior to application.
  • Approving sheriff may require any documents deemed necessary to verify application.
  • Legislative History
  • On Mar. 11, 2024, bill introduced in House; on Apr. 9, 2024, bill passed in House.
  • On Apr. 15, 2024, bill introduced in Senate; on May 16, 2024, bill passed in Senate.
  • On May 29, 2024, bill signed in Senate; on May 30, 2024, bill enrolled, House signed.
  • Effectiveness
  • All laws enacted during a regular session of the legislature shall take effect on Aug. 1.
  • Jun. 2024 LOU LEG Governor Approval
  • On Jun. 10, 2024, LOU LEG reported governor signed bill into law, now Act No. 564.
  • Document dated Jun. 10, 2024, received from LOU LEG Jun. 20, summarized Jun. 25.

Regulators LOU LEG
Entity Types Corp
Reference Act 564, 6/10/2024; PR, HB505, 5/30/2024; Citation: *LOU LEG* 311, 328;
Functions Compliance; Financial; Legal; Product Administration; Technology
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Corporate
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/30/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 214025
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 6/10/2024
Report Section US Consumer

Last substantive update on 06/25/2024