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Bail Reform Bill AB 1347 – Signed Into Law Three Years after Related Recommendations by the Department of Insurance


By Julia Zeigler

AB 1347 (Jones-Sawyer), as amended on June 16, 2021, is sponsored by the California Department of Insurance and adds section 1276.1 to the Penal Code, relating to bail. The bill amends existing law that provides for the procedure of approving bail and issuing an order for the appearance and release of an arrested person. 


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