The Act expands the crime of misdemeanor bail jumping to include defendants charged with or convicted any misdemeanor who fail to appear as directed. In addition, the Act creates the new offense of out-of-state bail jumping and provides notice procedures applicable to felony, misdemeanor, and out-of-state bail jumping.
"CRIMES AND OFFENSES Bail Jumping: Redefine Offenses,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 5
, Article 8.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol5/iss1/8