TITLE LIX
PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES

CHAPTER 598-A
PROFESSIONAL BONDSMEN

Section 598-A:1

    598-A:1 Approval and Registration. – No person proposing to become bail or surety in a criminal case for hire or reward, either received or to be received, shall be accepted as such unless he shall have been approved and registered as a professional bondsman by the secretary of state or his designee; provided, however, no person proposing to become bail or surety in a criminal case in any calendar year after having become bail or surety in criminal cases on 5 separate occasions in said year shall be accepted thereafter during that year as bail or surety unless he shall have been approved and registered as a professional bondsman as provided in this section.

Source. 1967, 156:1. 1977, 386:1. 1989, 8:1. 1992, 288:55, eff. July 1, 1992.