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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: HJR5 1971 Regular Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1973 Utah Constitution here.

Amends article 1 section 8


All prisoners shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof if evident or the presumption strong or where a person is accused of the commission of a felony while on probation or parole, or while free on bail awaiting trial on a previous felony charge, and where the proof is evident or the presumption strong.