§ 38.2-2408. Guaranteed arrest bond certificate to be accepted in lieu of cash bail in event of violation of mot...
Any guaranteed arrest bond certificate for which a fidelity and surety insurer has become surety as provided in § 38.2-2407 shall be accepted as a bail bond in lieu of cash bail when posted by the person whose signature appears on it. The guaranteed arrest bond certificate shall be accepted as a guarantee of the person's appearance in any court, including general district courts, in this Commonwealth at the court appointed time. The bond may be posted for any person arrested for violation of any motor vehicle law of this Commonwealth or ordinance of any municipality in this Commonwealth committed prior to the date of expiration shown on the guaranteed arrest bond certificate. However, the bond may not be posted for the offense of driving while intoxicated or for any felony. Any guaranteed arrest bond certificate posted as a bail bond in any court in this Commonwealth shall be subject to the forfeiture and enforcement provisions for bail bonds posted in criminal cases as set forth in Chapter 9 (§ 19.2-119 et seq.) of Title 19.2. Any guaranteed arrest bond certificate posted as a bail bond in any general district court in this Commonwealth shall be subject to the forfeiture and enforcement provisions of this chapter or ordinance of the particular municipality pertaining to bail bonds posted.
(1952, c. 186; 1952, c. 317, § 38.1-644.2; 1986, c. 562.)Sections: Previous 38.2-2401 38.2-2402 38.2-2403 38.2-2404 38.2-2405 38.2-2406 38.2-2407 38.2-2408 38.2-2409 38.2-2410 38.2-2411 38.2-2412 38.2-2412.1 38.2-2412.2 38.2-2413 Next
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