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H.R. 2152: Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2152 requires state or local governments that receive funds under Department of Justice (DOJ) grant programs for pretrial services to annually report the amount of funds received by the pretrial services program and certain information about participating defendants. Additionally, the bill requires the DOJ must publish the information and must reduce the grant allocation of a state or local government that fails to comply.

Until the 1960s, the options for those defendants accused of a crime were release on one's own recognizance (ROR), commercial bail, or incarceration ...

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Ted Poe

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 10, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Apr 26, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 9, 2018

This bill passed in the House on May 9, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 26, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 7, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 27, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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May 1, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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May 9, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2152 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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