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Public Law 106-297
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To <<NOTE: Oct. 13, 2000 -  [H.R. 1800]>>  amend the Violent Crime 
     Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to ensure that certain 
  information regarding prisoners is reported to the Attorney General.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. <<NOTE: Death in Custody Reporting Act of 
            2000. 42 USC 13701 note.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``Death in Custody Reporting Act of 
2000''.

SEC. 2. REPORTING OF INFORMATION.

    Section 20104(a) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement 
Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 13704(a)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)--
                    (A) by inserting ``(A)'' after ``(1)''; and
                    (B) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as 
                clauses (i) and (ii), respectively;
            (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``(2)'' and inserting 
        ``(B)'';
            (3) in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) by striking ``(3)'' and inserting ``(C)'';
                    (B) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as 
                clauses (i) and (ii), respectively; and
                    (C) by striking the period and inserting ``; and''; 
                and
            (4) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
            ``(2) such State has provided assurances that it will follow 
        guidelines established by the Attorney General in reporting, on 
        a quarterly basis, information regarding the death of any person 
        who is in the process of arrest, is en route to be incarcerated, 
        or is incarcerated at a municipal or county jail, State prison, 
        or other local or State correctional facility (including any 
        juvenile facility) that, at a minimum, includes--
                    ``(A) the name, gender, race, ethnicity, and age of 
                the deceased;
                    ``(B) the date, time, and location of death; and
                    ``(C) a brief description of the circumstances 
                surrounding the death.''.

    Approved October 13, 2000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1800:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000):
            July 24, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 3, considered and passed Senate.

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