Summary: H.R.2152 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/09/2018)

Citizens' Right to Know Act of 2018

(Sec. 2) This bill requires a state or local government that receives funds under a Department of Justice (DOJ) grant program and uses such funds for a pretrial services program to annually report to DOJ the amount of money allocated for the pretrial services program and certain information about participating defendants.

DOJ must publish the information.

Additionally, DOJ must reduce the grant allocation of a state or local government that fails to comply.