SENATE BILL NO. 304
"The code of criminal procedure,"
(MCL 760.1 to 777.69) by adding section 6f to chapter V.
the people of the state of michigan enact:
Sec. 6f. (1) When fixing the amount of bail under this chapter, the court shall not set a financial condition of release based on a preestablished bail schedule, such as a schedule of bond amounts fixed according to the nature of the charge.
(2) If the court determines that a defendant will be released
other than on a personal recognizance or unsecured bond without special conditions, the court shall impose on the defendant the least onerous condition or combination of conditions of release that will reasonably ensure the appearance of the defendant and the safety of each alleged victim, other persons, and the community.
(3) The court shall provide a financial disclosure form to each defendant prior to the defendant's arraignment for use by the court at the defendant's arraignment. The form must contain the following language or substantially similar language displayed in a prominent position:
"Warning: You may be required to affirm the accuracy of this form under oath at your arraignment. Filing an intentionally inaccurate statement of finances may result in perjury charges or action for contempt of court. By signing this form, you authorize anyone possessing any information or records pertaining to your personal finances or income to provide such information to the courts.".
4) If the court fixes a bail amount under this chapter and allows the posting of a 10% deposit bond, the defendant may post bail by a surety bond in an amount equal to 1/4 of the full bail amount fixed under this chapter and executed by a surety approved by the court.
(5) The supreme court may prescribe rules to implement this chapter.
Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless all of the following bills of the 100th Legislature are
enacted into law:
(a) Senate Bill No. 211.
(b) Senate Bill No. 215.
(c) Senate Bill No. 210.