Summary: S.2734 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/22/2004)

Indian Tribal Detention Facility Reform Act of 2004 - Amends the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act with respect to the operation of tribal detention systems in American Indian communities.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish within the Division of Law Enforcement Services a separate Branch of Detention Services.

Requires the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to develop and implement protocols for reporting on serious incidents, particularly escapes, to appropriate law enforcement authorities. Requires the Division of Law Enforcement Services to conduct a preliminary inquiry of any serious incident to determine whether a full investigation is warranted.

Directs the BIA to complete an assessment of the physical conditions and needs of all detention facilities.