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Measure Details

Denial of Bail in Felony and Family Violence Cases

Texas Ballot Measure - Proposition 13

Election: General Nov. 1, 2007 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Government Operations
Crime
Marriage, Family, and Children

Yes
908,764
(83.85%)

Argument For

No
175,039
(16.15%)

Argument Against

Summary

HJR 6 would authorize the denial of bail to a person who violates conditions of release in a family violence case and permit the legislature to authorize the denial of bail to a person who violates certain court orders in a family violence case.

Measure Text

The constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to a person who violates certain court orders or conditions of release in a felony or family violence case.

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