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H.R. 2395 (115th): Stop Predatory Bail Contracts Act

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To direct the Federal Trade Commission to issue regulations to prohibit any bail bond agent or person who underwrites or insures the provision of a bail bond who require a bonded individual to wear an ankle monitor or other homing device as a condition on issuing such a bond from charging any fee associated with such monitor or device that exceeds the cost to the bail bond agent or person who underwrites or insures the provision of a bail bond of maintaining and operating such monitor or device.

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Norma Torres

Sponsor. Representative for California's 35th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 4, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



May 4, 2017

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H.R. 2395 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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