Summary: H.R.568 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.568. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/15/2019)

Status of the Sixth Amendment Act of 2019

This bill establishes a new reporting requirement for a state that receives a grant through the Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice.

Specifically, a state must report certain information with respect to the legal representation of defendants in prosecutions for offenses in the following categories: (1) criminal offenses punishable by a prison term of more than one year; (2) criminal offenses punishable by a prison term of one year or less, including misdemeanors, traffic, and municipal violations; and (3) acts of juvenile delinquency punishable by a term of detention.