H.R.3971: Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2008

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
  • Introduced Oct. 25, 2007
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 25, 2008

Bill Cosponsors

2 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2008 - Requires states that receive criminal justice assistance grants under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to report to the Attorney General on a quarterly basis information on the death of any person who is detained, under arrest, or incarcerated in a municipal or county jail, state prison, state-run boot camp, contract facility, or other state or local correctional facility...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.3971.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 110-512.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 313.
Mr. Scott (VA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3971.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1087.
Oct. 25, 2007

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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