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H.R. 2233: Bail Fairness Act of 2019

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Apr 10, 2019.

Bail Fairness Act of 2019

This bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds for bail fairness programs.

The term "bail fairness program" means a program that (1) does not impose monetary conditions of release on a person arrested for a misdemeanor, and (2) dismisses criminal charges against an offender who completes a pre-trial diversion program.