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☷ Lyon county Nevada - County ready to implement Bail Reform Requirements on July 1 06 June 2022
Lyon county , state Nevada ( By Press Release office)
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The Lyon County Justice Courts , District Attorney’s Office , Sheriff’s Office , Public Defenders , and County Management have been working since January of this year to implement the requirements of Assembly Bill 424 ( AB424 ) on July 1 , 2022
AB424 was passed in 2021 by the Nevada Legislature and is a law that has reformed bail procedures for persons arrested and held in the County Jail . The bill mandates that all arrestees appear before a judge within 48 hours of arrest for a bail hearing . The courts are also authorized to issue an order setting standards for releasing arrestees on their own recognizance before the mandated bail hearing .
The impact of AB424 on Lyon County will require bail hearings seven days a week , including holidays . Lyon County is hiring additional Pre - trial Services Officers , Jail personnel , and public defender personnel to ensure the processes are in place by July 1 , 2022 .
The three County Justices of the Peace , 2 Municipal Court Judges , the District Attorney’s Office , and both City Attorney’s Offices are developing schedules and processes to ensure proper staffing seven days a week to meet the requirements .
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