105TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION
H. R. 2214
To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to ensure that certain information regarding prisoners is reported to the Attorney General.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
JULY 22, 1997 Mr. HUTCHINSON (for himself and Mr. SCOTT) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to ensure that certain information regarding prisoners is reported to the Attorney General. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 4
SECTION 1. REPORTING OF INFORMATION.
Section 20101(b) of the Violent Crime Control and
5 Law Enforcement Act of 1994 is amended— 6 7 8 (1) by redesignating paragraphs (6) through (9) as (7) through (10), respectively; and (2) inserting after paragraph (5) the following:
2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 and ‘‘(C) the circumstances surrounding the death.’’. ‘‘(6) assurances that the State will follow the guidelines established by the Attorney General in reporting, on a quarterly basis, information regarding deaths of any prisoner that has been incarcerated or is en route to be incarcerated at any municipal or county jail, State prison, or other local or State correctional facility (including any juvenile facility) that, at a minimum, includes— ‘‘(A) the name, gender, ethnicity, and age of the deceased; ‘‘(B) the date, time, and location of death;
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