Every year in California, thousands and thousands of people are jailed while they await their trial simply because they can’t afford to post bail. In a state where the median bail amount is $50,000, it’s no surprise that many people simply can’t afford to buy their freedom in this broken system. SB 10 would help fix that.

Sponsors

Sen. Benjamin Allen, Sen. Joel Anderson, Sen. Toni G. Atkins, Sen. Steven Bradford, Sen. Jim Beall, Sen. Ricardo Lara, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, Sen. William W. Monning, Sen. Bob Wieckowski, Sen. Scott D. Wiener

Authors

Senator Robert M. Hertzberg

Status

Passed Senate

Bill number

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