Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/69

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PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 110 STAT. 1243 (A) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (6) and inserting ", or"; and (B) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(7) the judgment relates to a claim for which the foreign state is not immune under section 1605(a)(7), regardless of whether the property is or was involved with the act upon which the claim is based.". (2) AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY. —Section 1610(b)(2) of title 28, United States Code, is amended— (A) by striking "or (5)" and inserting "(5), or (7)"; and (B) by striking "used for the activity" and inserting "involved in the act". (c) APPLICABILITY.— The amendments made by this subtitle shall apply to any cause of action arising before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act. Subtitle C—Assistance to Victims of Terrorism SEC. 231. SHORT TITLE. This subtitle may be cited as the "Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 1996". SEC. 232. VICTIMS OF TERRORISM ACT. (a) AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND COMPENSATION TO VICTIMS OF TERRORISM. — The Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10601 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1404A the following new section: "SEC. 1404B. COMPENSATION AND ASSISTANCE TO VICTIMS OF TERRORISM OR MASS VIOLENCE. "(a) VICTIMS OF ACTS OF TERRORISM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. —The Director may make supplemental grants as provided in section 1404(a) to States to provide compensation and assistance to the residents of such States who, while outside of the territorial boundaries of the United States, are victims of a terrorist act or mass violence and are not persons eligible for compensation under title VIII of the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986. "(b) VICTIMS OF TERRORISM WITHIN THE UNITED STATES.— The Director may make supplemental grants as provided in section 1404(d)(4)(B) to States for eligible crime victim compensation and assistance programs to provide emergency relief, including crisis response efforts, assistance, training, and technical assistance, for the benefit of victims of terrorist acts or mass violence occurring within the United States and may provide funding to United States Attorney's Offices for use in coordination with State victim compensation and assistance efforts in providing emergency relief.". (b) FUNDING OF COMPENSATION AND ASSISTANCE TO VICTIMS OF TERRORISM, MASS VIOLENCE, AND CRIME.— Section 1402(d)(4) of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10601(d)(4)) is amended to read as follows: "(4)(A) If the sums available in the Fund are sufficient to fully provide grants to the States pursuant to section 1403(a)(1), the Director may retain any portion of the Fund that was deposited during a fiscal year that was in excess 28 USC 1605 note. Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 1996. 42 USC 10601 note. 42 USC 10603b.