From Law360:

The libertarian think tank R Street Institute also applauded the bill on Thursday, deeming current federal statutes to be “burdensome and overbroad,” according to its website.

“This bill would make federal pretrial detention a fairer and more financially efficient, case-by-base decision by shifting the primary focus of the judiciary to the facts of the case rather than charges filed,” R Street senior fellow Lars Trautman said in a statement on Thursday.