Texas Bail Laws
Laws that apply to Bail Bonds in Texas
Texas Bail Bond Agent Codes
The following are the codes that all Texas Bail Agents must abide by:
TEXAS OCCUPATIONS CODE
TITLE 10. OCCUPATIONS RELATED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY
CHAPTER 1704. REGULATION OF BAIL BOND SURETIES
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
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Texas Bounty Hunters (Private Investigators)
As of September 1, 1999, it became a State Jail Felony to contract with a bail bondsman to re-arrest said principle unless you are a TX Peace Officer, Licensed Private Investigator or Commissioned Security Guard. There is very little gray area. Several county courts have already convicted individuals as a result.
Of significant importance to Bail Bond Professionals is the clause that specifically prohibits contracting with unlicensed individuals. It is punishable by a Class A Misdemeanor.
The following information was provided to you from of the Texas Occupational Code, Chapter 1702.
Texas Bail Bond Codes
The following are additional codes relative to Bail in the State of Texas.
CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 1. CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 17. BAIL
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