H.R. 2115: Wakiesha’s Law

To encourage State, local and tribal jurisdictions to implement and enforce appropriate and time-sensitive procedures to notify the next-of-kin or designated person upon the death or life-threatening emergency of an individual who is in the custody of law enforcement.

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Apr 24, 2017


Referred to Committee on Apr 24, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 24, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Karen Bass

Representative for California's 37th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017
Length: 11 pages


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Apr 24, 2017

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