The Constitution of Alabama of 1901, provides that all individuals charged with a crime are allowed bail before conviction, unless the person is charged with a capital offense and the proof of guilt is evident or the presumption of guilt is great and also prohibits excessive bail
This bill would propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, that would require reasonable bail in all cases, except for offenses enumerated by the Legislature by general law
To propose an amendment to Section 16 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 16 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama 1901, as amended, to provide that all individuals shall be entitled to reasonable bail prior to conviction, except for offenses enumerated by the Legislature by general law.
|February 4, 2020||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||March 11, 2020||Committee Room 325 at 08:30||Senate JUDY Hearing|
|Hearing||February 26, 2020||Room 825 at 14:30||Senate JUDY Hearing|
|Hearing||February 19, 2020||Committee Room 325 at 08:30||Senate JUDY Hearing|
|Hearing||February 5, 2020||Committee Room 325 at 08:30||Senate JUDY Hearing|