Title: Fresh Start Act of 2019
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Government information and archives: Intergovernmental relations: Law enforcement administration and funding: State and local finance
Description: Establishes a process to expunge records related to certain nonviolent criminal offenses. It defines the nonviolent offenses eligible for expungement; it establishes qualifications for an eligible offender; and it sets forth procedures for filing an expungement petition. The bill increases by 5% the allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for a state that implements expungement procedures substantially similar to this bill. It decreases by 5% the JAG allocation for a state that fails to enact substantially similar expungement procedures.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: January 3, 2019
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (6 of 435)
|House||Jan 3, 2019||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 3, 2019||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|House||Jan 3, 2019||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|Introduced||Jan 15 2019||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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