☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XXXVII CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Chapter 544

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  544.671.  Certain defendants not entitled to bail for certain offenses. — Notwithstanding any supreme court rule or judicial ruling to the contrary, no defendant under a sentence of death or imprisonment in the penitentiary for life, or any sentence of imprisonment for a violation of section 579.065*, 565.021, or 565.050, section 566.030, 566.032, 566.040, 566.060, 566.062, 566.070, or 566.100, and no defendant who has pled guilty to or been found guilty of any felony sexual offense under chapter 566, where the victim was less than seventeen years of age at the time the crime was committed, any sexual offense under chapter 568, where the victim was less than seventeen years of age at the time the crime was committed, or any pornographic offense involving a minor as set forth in sections 573.023, 573.025, 573.035, and 573.037, and any felony violation of section 573.040, shall be entitled to bail pending appeal after June 29, 1994.  Pursuant to the prerogative of the general assembly to declare the public policy of this state in matters regarding criminal liability of persons and to enact laws relating to judicial procedure, the general assembly declares that subsequent to June 29, 1994, no person shall be entitled to bail or continuation of bail pursuant to section 547.170 if that person is under a sentence of death or imprisonment in the penitentiary for life, or any sentence of imprisonment for a violation of section 579.065*, 565.021, or 565.050, section 566.030, 566.032, 566.040, 566.060, 566.062, 566.070, or 566.100, and no defendant who has pled guilty to or been found guilty of any felony sexual offense under chapter 566, where the victim was less than seventeen years of age at the time the crime was committed, any sexual offense under chapter 568, where the victim was less than seventeen years of age at the time the crime was committed, or any pornographic offense involving a minor as set forth in sections 573.023, 573.025, 573.035, and 573.037, and any felony violation of section 573.040.

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(L. 1994 S.B. 763 § 2, A.L. 2006 H.B. 1698, et al.)

Effective 6-05-06

*Section 195.222 was transferred to section 579.065 by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.


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