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Chapter 374

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  374.757.  Notification by agent of intention to apprehend — local law enforcement may accompany agent — violations, penalties. — 1.  Any agent licensed by sections 374.695 to 374.775 who intends to apprehend any person in this state shall inform law enforcement authorities in the city or county in which such agent intends such apprehension, before attempting such apprehension.  Such agent shall present to the local law enforcement authorities a certified copy of the bond and all other appropriate paperwork identifying the principal and the person to be apprehended.  Local law enforcement may accompany the agent.  Failure of any agent to whom this section applies to comply with the provisions of this section shall be a class A misdemeanor for the first violation and a class E felony for subsequent violations; and shall also be a violation of section 374.755 and may in addition be punished pursuant to that section.

  2.  The surety recovery agent shall inform the local law enforcement in the county or city where such agent is planning to enter a residence.  Such agent shall have a certified copy of the bond and all appropriate paperwork to identify the principal.  Local law enforcement, when notified, may accompany the surety recovery agent to that location to keep the peace if an active warrant is effective for a felony or misdemeanor.  If a warrant is not active, the local law enforcement officers may accompany the surety recovery agent to such location.  Failure to report to the local law enforcement agency is a class A misdemeanor.  For any subsequent violations, failure to report to the local law enforcement agency is a class E felony.


(L. 2001 S.B. 267, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1122, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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