PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCES
597:18-a Educational Requirements for Bail Commissioners.
I. During September or October of each year, a justice of the superior court, under the direction of the administrative judge of the superior court, and a justice from the circuit court, under the direction of the administrative judge of the circuit court, shall hold a meeting with all bail commissioners under the jurisdiction of such courts. This meeting shall be for the purpose of educating bail commissioners on the laws concerning their powers and duties.
II. The administrative judges of the superior and circuit courts shall jointly develop an education program to ensure that bail commissioners have current information regarding the status of the laws affecting bail commissioners and the powers and duties of bail commissioners.
III. A copy of all laws concerning bail commissioners and a copy of the latest edition of the Bail Commissioner's Handbook shall be provided to each bail commissioner at this annual meeting.
Source. 1995, 61:2, eff. July 8, 1995. 2020, 12:13, eff. July 16, 2020.