H.R.7227 - Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] (Introduced 09/29/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/29/2008 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7227 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2008)
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 Attorney General to: (1) study the information obtained from states relating to deaths in custody; and (2) collect information regarding the death of any person in custody for each fiscal year.