Montana Laws Regarding Bail Bonds & Bounty Hunters
Below is basic information on bail bond laws for Montana concerning Bail Enforcement, Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Apprehension and Bail Bondsman. This is not legal advice as laws change frequently. Please check the links provided for possible updates and current information.
- Montana bail bond law state statutes:
- Montana Code Annotated Title 46. Criminal Procedure Chapter 9. Bail Part 5. Conditions Of Bail — Violation Thereof
- Montana licensing requirements for Bail agents:
- Montana’s statutes currently do not contain regulations for regarding the licensing of bail bond recovery or bail enforcement agents. The closest equivalent in the MT statutes are the provisions dealing with licensing of a “surety.”
- Montana Code Annotated Title 33. Insurance And Insurance Companies Chapter 17. Insurance Producers, Adjusters, Consultants, And Administrators Part 12. Insurance Producer And Consultant Continuing Education Act 33-17-1203. Continuing education — basic requirements – exceptions
- (a) a person licensed to act as an insurance producer for property, casualty, surety, or title insurance or as a consultant for general insurance shall, during each calendar year, complete at least 10 credit hours of approved continuing education;
(c) a person holding multiple licenses shall, during each calendar year, complete at least 15 credit hours of approved continuing education;
(4) The minimum continuing education requirements do not apply to:
(e) a person who only executes surety bail bonds
- Montana bail agent’s arrest authority.
- Montana Code Annotated Title 46. Criminal Procedure-chapter 9. Bail Part 5. Conditions Of Bail — Violation Thereof 46-9-510. Surrender of defendant
- (b) the surety company may arrest the defendant and surrender the defendant to the court or any peace officer of this state
- Montana bounty hunter (fugitive apprehension) provisions:
- There are currently no provisions relating to bounty hunters
- Links to State and Local Authorities:
Please check with the Montana’s Department of Insurance, Licensing Board and/or Local Law Enforcement for the most recent updates. If you know of any updates to Montana’s bail bond laws, please provide as much detail as possible and send to us using our contact form.