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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.