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108 STAT. 1910 PUBLIC LAW 103-322—SEPT. 13, 1994 "(e) REFERENCE TO MAGISTRATE OR SPECIAL MASTER. —The court may refer any issue arising in connection with a proposed order of restitution to a magistrate or special master for proposed findings of fact and recommendations as to disposition, subject to a de novo determination of the issue by the court. "(f) DEFINITION. — For purposes of this section, the term Victim' means the individual harmed as a result of a commission of a crime under this chapter, including, in the case of a victim who is under 18 years of age, incompetent, incapacitated, or deceased, the legal guardian of the victim or representative of the victim's estate, another family member, or any other person appointed as suitable by the court, but in no event shall the defendant be named as such representative or guardian.". (2) TECHNICAL AMENDMENT.—The chapter analysis for chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "2259. Mandatory restitution.". SEC. 40114. AUTHORIZATION FOR FEDERAL VICTIM'S COUNSELORS. There are authorized to be appropriated for the United States Attorneys for the purpose of appointing Victim/Witness Counselors for the prosecution of sex crimes and domestic violence crimes where applicable (such as the District of Columbia)— (1) $500,000 for fiscal year 1996; (2) $500,000 for fiscal year 1997; and (3) $500,000 for fiscal year 1998. CHAPTER 2—LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANTS TO REDUCE VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN SEC. 40121. GRANTS TO COMBAT VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN. (a) IN GENERAL.—Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3711 et seq.), as amended by section 32101(a), is amended— (1) by redesignating part T as part U; 42 USC 3797. (2) by redesignating section 2001 as section 2101; and (3) by inserting after part S the following new part: "PART T—GRANTS To COMBAT VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN 42 USC 3796gg. "SEC. 2001. PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM AND GRANTS. "(a) GENERAL PROGRAM PURPOSE. —The purpose of this part is to assist States, Indian tribal governments, and units of local government to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies to combat violent crimes against women, and to develop and strengthen victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women. "(b) PURPOSES FOR WHICH GRANTS MAY BE USED.— Grants under this part shall provide personnel, training, technical assistance, data collection and other equipment for the more widespread apprehension, prosecution, and adjudication of persons committing violent crimes against women, and specifically, for the purposes of— "(1) training law enforcement officers and prosecutors to more effectively identify and respond to violent crimes against