Summary: H.R.7134 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.7134. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/08/2020)

Bend Toward Justice Act of 2020

This bill lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to reckless—to convict a government official (including a law enforcement officer) for deprivation of rights while acting under color of law.