Summary: H.R.2233 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/10/2019)

Bail Fairness Act of 2019

This bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds for bail fairness programs.

The term "bail fairness program" means a program that (1) does not impose monetary conditions of release on a person arrested for a misdemeanor, and (2) dismisses criminal charges against an offender who completes a pre-trial diversion program.