☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XXXVII CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Chapter 544

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  544.040.  Bail, associate circuit judge may grant, when. — If the offense charged is a bailable one, the associate circuit judge who issued the warrant may, at the request of the person arrested, release him as provided in section 544.455 for his appearance at the next term of the court having jurisdiction of the offense.

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(RSMo 1939 § 3858, A.L. 1972 H.B. 1160)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3468; 1919 § 3813; 1909 § 5021

(1959) Where defendant was arrested in 1956 on his release from state penitentiary on a 1953 warrant charging him with forgery and after his release gave a bond on the postponement of his preliminary hearing, the offense was barred by limitations since an information or indictment was not filed in three years, and the bond consequently was invalid. State v. Haverstick (Mo.), 326 S.W.2d 92.


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