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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department Of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 250. Regulations Relating to Property and Surety Bail Bondsmen
6/17/2021

6VAC20-250-220. Recordkeeping standards.

A. The bail bondsman shall retain the following for a minimum of three calendar years from the date of the termination of the liability:

1. Copies of recognizance, documentary evidence of terms of agreement between principal, indemnitor and licensed bail bondsman.

2. Copies of all written representations made to any court or to any public official for the purpose of avoiding a forfeiture of bail, setting aside a forfeiture, or causing a defendant to be released on his own recognizance.

3. Copies of all affidavits and receipts made in connection with collateral received in the course of business.

4. Evidence of the return of any security or collateral received in the course of business, including a copy of the receipt showing when and to whom the collateral was returned.

5. Copies of all written documentation in connection with the recovery of a bailee pursuant to 6VAC20-250-260.

B. Upon request of the department, a bail bondsman shall provide any documents required to be kept pursuant to this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-185.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 23, eff. August 20, 2008; Errata, 24:25 VA.R. 3686 August 18, 2008.

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