H.R.4474 - No Money Bail Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 09/24/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/28/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4474 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/24/2019)
No Money Bail Act of 2019
This bill restricts the use of money bail (i.e., the payment of money as a condition of pretrial release) in criminal cases.
Specifically, it prohibits the use of money bail in federal criminal cases.
Additionally, it makes a state that uses a money bail system ineligible for funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.