H.R.2395: Stop Predatory Bail Contracts Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 4, 2017
  • Latest Major Action May 5, 2017

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Bill Summary

Stop Predatory Bail Contracts Act This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to limit the fee that bail bond agents or persons underwriting or insuring the provision of a bail bond may charge for an ankle monitor or homing device that they require an accused individual to wear as a condition on issuing a bond for his or her appearance in court. The fee may not exceed the cost of maintaining and operating such monitor or device. The...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 5, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection.
May 4, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
May 4, 2017

Introduced in the House by Norma Torres (D-Calif.)

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