H.R.2233 - Bail Fairness Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 04/10/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/15/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2233 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.