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H.R. 1800 (106th): Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2000

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 24, 2000.

Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2000 - Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 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, 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 any municipal or county jail, State prison, or other local or State correctional facility (including any juvenile facility), including: (1) the name, gender, race, ethnicity, and age of the deceased; (2) the date, time, and location of death; and (3) a brief description of the circumstances surrounding the death.