Eligibility for Voting Membership
Membership shall comprise those individuals within the U.S. who are currently licensed or approved by the authorized Governmental agencies within their respective jurisdictions to execute bail bonds for the public sector. Voting membership shall be revoked if the member has their license, permit or right to execute bail bonds revoked by the issuing authority. A copy of one of the following documents must be provided to PBUS within ten (10) days of application or renewal as a voting member:
- Copy of active license from the Department of Insurance from the state authorized to write bail in;
- Copy of bail card authorized by county sheriff or court from the state authorized to write bail in; or
- Copy of authorization letter from county sheriff or court from the state authorized to write bail in
This eligibility affects the following membership types:
- Individual Voting Member
- Insurance Company Voting Member
- Agency Voting Member
If you are registering as an Agency membership, your membership includes two voting and four non-voting members. Please email PBUS at firstname.lastname@example.org with a list of your voting and non-voting members to include the member's individual email address. Individual log-in information will be sent to you for your agency members.
New PBUS members receive a PBUS membership pin, membership certificate, newsletter subscription and conference registration discounts.
Members renewing their membership who wish to receive an updated membership certificate should send an email to email@example.com to request such certificate.
All membership types have an annual membership from time of registration; please note membership dues are separate transactions from conference-related fees.
Individual non-voting membership - $120
Individual voting membership - $300 (see note above regarding eligibility)
Agency membership - $675 (see note above regarding eligibility)
Insurance company membership (voting) - $1,500 (see note above regarding eligibility)