H.R.7227: Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2008

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Bill Summary

Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2008 - Requires states that receive certain criminal justice assistance grants to report to the Attorney General on a quarterly basis certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under arrest, en route to incarceration, or incarcerated in state or local facilities or a boot camp prison. Imposes penalties on states that fail to comply with such reporting requirements.Requires the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Sept. 29, 2008

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

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