Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 3.djvu/83

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PUBLIC LAW 103-322—SEPT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 1835 "(B) a crime of violence (as defined in section 924(c)(3)). "(4) The notice provided under this section shall be used solely for law enforcement purposes.". SEC. 20418. CORRECTIONAL JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT. 42 USC 13725. (a) PURPOSE.— It is the purpose of this section to encourage and support job training programs, and job placement programs, that provide services to incarcerated persons or ex-offenders. (b) DEFINITIONS. —As used in this section: (1) CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION.— The term "correctional institution" means any prison, jail, reformatory, work farm, detention center, or halfway house, or any other similar institution designed for the confinement or rehabilitation of criminal offenders. (2) CORRECTIONAL JOB TRAINING OR PLACEMENT PROGRAM.— The term "correctional job training or placement program" means an activity that provides job training or job placement services to incarcerated persons or ex-offenders, or that assists incarcerated persons or ex-offenders in obtaining such services. (3) EX-OFFENDER. —The term "ex-offender" means any individual who has been sentenced to a term of probation by a Federal or State court, or who has been released from a Federal, State, or local correctional institution. (4) INCARCERATED PERSON. — The term "incarcerated person" means any individual incarcerated in a Federal or State correctional institution who is charged with or convicted of any criminal offense. (c) ESTABLISHMENT OF OFFICE. — (1) IN GENERAL, —The Attorney General shall establish within the Department of Justice an Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement. The Office shall be headed by a Director, who shall be appointed by the Attorney General. (2) TIMING.— The Attorney General shall carry out this subsection not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this section. (d) FUNCTIONS OF OFFICE.—The Attorney General, acting through the Director of the Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement, in consultation with the Secretary of Labor, shall— (1) assist in coordinating the activities of the Federal Bonding Program of the Department of Labor, the activities of the Department of Labor related to the certification of eligibility for targeted jobs credits under section 51 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to ex-offenders, and any other correctional job training or placement program of the Department of Justice or Department of Labor; (2) provide technical assistance to State and local employ- ment and training agencies that— (A) receive financial assistance under this Act; or (B) receive financial assistance through other programs carried out by the Department of Justice or Department of Labor, for activities related to the development of employability; (3) prepare and implement the use of special staff training materials, and methods, for developing the staff competencies needed by State and local agencies to assist incarcerated persons and ex-offenders in gaining marketable occupational skills and job placement;