629.44 ALLOWING RECOGNIZANCE BY OFFENDER IN CASES NOT PUNISHABLE
BY IMPRISONMENT IN MINNESOTA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-STILLWATER.
A person arrested with a warrant for an offense not punishable by imprisonment in the
Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater, may ask to enter into a recognizance. If the person
asks, the peace officer making the arrest shall take the arrested person before a judge of the
county in which the arrest is made, for a recognizance without trial or hearing. The judge may
take from the arrested person a recognizance with sufficient sureties for that person's appearance
before the court having jurisdiction of the offense in the county. After the recognizance is taken,
the judge shall release the arrested person. The judge taking bail shall certify the release of the
arrested person on bail upon the warrant and deliver it, with the recognizance, to the person
making the arrest. The person making the arrest shall deliver it without unnecessary delay to the
court administrator before which the accused was recognized to appear. On application of the
complainant, the judge who issued the warrant or the county attorney shall summon any witnesses
the judge or county attorney considers necessary.
History: (10579) RL s 5238; 1961 c 561 s 14; 1979 c 102 s 13; 1983 c 359 s 136; 1985 c
265 art 10 s 1; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82