H.R.568 - Status of the Sixth Amendment Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] (Introduced 01/15/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/25/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.568 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.