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District Court Bail Schedule

 

Offense                                                                 Bail

 

All capital felonies..................................................................................................................     No Bond

 

All murders not particularly specified below......................................................................     $50,000.00

 

All first degree felonies not particularly specified below.................................................     $20,000.00

 

All second degree felonies not particularly specified below...........................................     $10,000.00

 

All felony DWI's not particularly specified below............................................................     $10,000.00

 

All third degree felonies not particularly specified below................................................     $ 5,000.00

 

All fourth degree (State Jail) felonies not particularly specified below..........................     $ 2,000.00

 

Repeat Offenders

 

Habitual....................................................................................................................................     No Bond

 

First degree felony with previous conviction....................................................................     $30,000.00

 

Second degree felony with previous conviction...............................................................     $20,000.00

 

Felony DWI with previous felony DWI conviction.............................. Double bond amount for each

                                                                                                                   previous felony DWI conviction.

 

Third degree felony with previous conviction...................................................................     $10,000.00

 

Fourth degree (State Jail) felony with previous conviction.............................................     $ 5,000.00

 

Fourth degree (State Jail) felony with more than one previous conviction...................     $15,000.00

 

Defendant on Bail for any Felony Charge with:

 

First degree felony..................................................................................................................     No Bond

 

Second degree felony............................................................................................................     No Bond

 

Third degree felony................................................................................................................     No Bond

 

Fourth degree (State Jail) felony..........................................................................................     No Bond

 

Particular Situations

 

Multiple Counts..................................................................................                 Separate standard bail for

                                                                                                                      each offense in the transaction.

 

Person on felony probation for any grade of felony.........................................................     No Bond

 

Any 3g offense or where deadly weapon alleged.............................................................     $30,000.00

 

Person with deportation history or undocumented presence in United States............     $35,000.00

 

Motion to Revoke Probation................................................................................................     No Bond

 

Motion to Adjudicate Guilt............................................................................. At the Judge’s Discretion

 

Large quantities of controlled substance or                                                        Double the value of

               large quantities of stolen property....................................................     the controlled sub-

                                                                                                                                    stance or property.

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Established: 4/2/79                                                                  Amended:      9/11/96      Effective 9/16/96

Amended:   2/4/82                                                                  Amended:      1/7/98        Effective 2/1/98

Amended: 7/13/94    Effective 9/1/94                                     Amended:      12/6/06      Effective 1/1/07

Amended:   9/7/94    Effective 9/8/94

Harris County Administrative Offices of the District Courts 2006
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