US HB1249 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on February 23 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-28 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Restricts the use of money bail (i.e., the payment of money as a condition of pretrial release) in criminal cases. Specifically, it prohibits the use of money bail in federal criminal cases. Additionally, it makes a state that uses a money bail system ineligible for funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

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Title

No Money Bail Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-02-23HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-02-23HouseIntroduced in House

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