Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 1. Definition and Availability of Bail

Release Or Detention Pending Appeal -- Revocation -- Sentencing Hearing

46-9-107. Release or detention pending appeal -- revocation -- sentencing hearing. A person intending to appeal from a judgment imposing a fine only or from any judgment rendered by a justice's court or city court must be admitted to bail. The court shall order the detention of a defendant found guilty of an offense who is awaiting imposition or execution of sentence or a revocation hearing or who has filed an appeal unless the court finds that, if released, the defendant is not likely to flee or pose a danger to the safety of any person or the community.

History: En. 95-1109 by Sec. 1, Ch. 196, L. 1967; R.C.M. 1947, 95-1109; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 207, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 692, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 73, Ch. 800, L. 1991; Sec. 46-9-103, MCA 1989; redes. 46-9-107 by Code Commissioner, 1991.