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      CCRP 330.1     


Art. 330.1. Posting bail when arrested outside of originating jurisdiction

            A. Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, a person who is arrested and booked in an executing jurisdiction pursuant to a warrant for arrest issued by the originating jurisdiction may be released from custody when bail is posted under the following conditions:

            (1) The amount of the bail obligation is included on the warrant for arrest. If the warrant for arrest does not include the amount of the bail obligation, the amount may be set within forty-eight hours by anyone in the originating jurisdiction who is authorized to set bail pursuant to Article 314. If a personal surety undertaking is authorized, the personal surety undertaking shall be in accordance with either Article 323 or 324.

            (2) There are no holds, court orders, or other legal impediments that would prohibit the release of the arrested person from custody.

            (3) The executing jurisdiction does not object. If the executing jurisdiction objects, the originating jurisdiction shall comply with existing provisions of law relative to bail. The originating jurisdiction shall retain the right to transport or to have the person in custody transported to the originating jurisdiction for the purpose of posting bail in the originating jurisdiction.

            (4) Written notice shall be provided to the executing jurisdiction when bail is posted in the originating jurisdiction and release from custody is authorized. When released, the executing jurisdiction shall provide notice in accordance with Article 330 to the arrested person. The originating jurisdiction shall deliver to the executing jurisdiction the information necessary to provide such notice to the arrested person. The notice shall include the date, time, and location of any required court appearances as well as any conditions of bail. Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, an electronic copy, digital copy, or photocopy of the arrested person's signature on the notice shall be the equivalent of an original signature.

            B. The provisions of this Article shall not apply to warrants for sex offenses, homicides and crimes resulting in a death or deaths, felony domestic violence offenses, and aggravated offenses.

            Acts 2021, No. 243, §1.

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