Revenue for the Bail Bond Services is projected to increase in 2021 because of surging demand among people who fear their bail bonds will not be accepted if they commit a crime again. For more explanation, please visit the Current Performance section. It provides the following information: During the past year, there was an increase of over nine percent in requests made to the Bail Bond Services.
Due to this, many state representatives are supporting a bill to regulate the bail bond agents. The bill would impose a yearly licensing fee on bail bond agents and would also require fingerprinting of all arrestees before they can proceed with a signature bond. The fingerprinting would be used to determine if the individual has been convicted of prior offenses.Find additional information at Connecticut Bail Bonds Group.
This would surely affect the bail bond services and would put a big question mark on the integrity of the justice system. However, this would definitely be a good idea. Our justice system is facing serious issues right now and we need to find a way to balance our books. If we start rationing licenses to ensure that those who commit crimes to pay their fines, we are only hurting the justice system. By putting out a proposal that would regulate the bail bond services, the state could raise revenues and possibly lower fees to jail inmates.