Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2007
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Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2007 report (to accompany H.R. 3971) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prisoners -- United States -- Death.,
  • Criminal law -- United States.,
  • Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 110th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 110-512
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF32 .J8 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21172922M

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The Death in Custody Reporting Act enacted in December (DCRA) requires states and federal law enforcement agencies to report certain information to the Attorney General regarding the death of any person occurring during interactions with law enforcement officers or while in custody. See 42 U.S.C. §§ (a) & (b), a(a) & (b). Get this from a library! Death in Custody Reporting Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.]. The Death in Custody Reporting Act of is a bill that would require the United States Department of Justice to collect data from U.S. states and territories about the deaths of prisoners in their custody. States and territories would face monetary penalties for noncompliance. The bill would also require federal agencies to report on the deaths of prisoners in their uced in: th United States Congress.   H.R. (th). To encourage States to report to the Attorney General certain information regarding the deaths of individuals in the custody of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

In , Congress unanimously passed the Death in Custody Reporting Act, which required states to provide basic information any time an individual dies in custody or during an arrest. However, the Act expired in Since then, the Justice Department has not had access to accurate information on deaths in custody or during arrest.   Death in Custody Reporting Act of - Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of to provide that in order for a State to be eligible to receive a Truth-in- Sentencing incentive grant, its grant application must include assurances that the State will follow the guidelines established by the Attorney General in reporting. The MCI began in in response to the passage of the Death in Custody Reporting Act (DCRA) of (P.L. ). The MCI collects many, but not all, of the elements outlined in the Death in Custody Reporting Act reauthorization (P.L. ), but because the MCI is collected for statistical purposes only, it cannot be used for DCRA. the deaths of individuals in the custody of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as .

A death in custody is a death of a person in the custody of the police, other authorities or in prison. In the early 21st century, death in custody remains a controversial subject, with the authorities often being accused of abuse, neglect, racism and cover-ups of the causes of these deaths. The Netherlands. North Korea. The mortality data are from the BJS Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP), which was launched in to implement the Death in Custody Reporting Act of (Public Law ). BJS phased in implementation of the Act over a four-year period. Federal Deaths in Custody Reporting Program. The Death in Custody Reporting Act of (42 U.S.C. §) requires the head of each federal law enforcement agency to report certain data annually to the Attorney General regarding the death of any person occurring during an interaction with law enforcement officers in their custody. Deaths in Custody Reporting. The Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) is responsible for collecting data on behalf of the Department of Justice with regard to the federal Deaths in Custody Reporting Act (DICRA) of (Public Law ).