Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/740

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114 STAT. 1476 PUBLIC LAW 106-386—OCT. 28, 2000 Relations, and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate. (E) CERTIFICATION.— (i) IN GENERAL.— Subject to clause (ii), the certification referred to in subparagraph (C) is a certification by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, after consultation with the Attorney General, that the person referred to in subparagraph (C)(ii)(II)— (I) is willing to assist in every reasonable way in the investigation and prosecution of severe forms of trafficking in persons; and (II)(aa) has made a bona fide application for a visa under section 101(a)(15)(T) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as added by subsection (e), that has not been denied; or (bb) is a person whose continued presence in the United States the Attorney General is ensuring in order to effectuate prosecution of traffickers in persons. (ii) PERIOD OF EFFECTIVENESS. —^A certification referred to in subparagraph (C), with respect to a person described in clause (i)(II)(bb), shall be effective only for so long as the Attorney General determines that the continued presence of such person is necessary to effectuate prosecution of traffickers in persons. (iii) INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION DEFINED.— For the purpose of a certification under this subparagraph, the term "investigation and prosecution" includes— (I) identification of a person or persons who have committed severe forms of trafficking in persons; (II) location and apprehension of such persons; and (III) testimony at proceedings against such persons. (2) GRANTS. — (A) IN GENERAL.— Subject to the availability of appropriations, the Attorney General may make grants to States, Indian tribes, units of local government, and nonprofit, nongovernmental victims' service organizations to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of trafficking. (B) ALLOCATION OF GRANT FUNDS.— Of amounts made available for grants under this paragraph, there shall be set aside— (i) three percent for research, evaluation, and statistics; (ii) two percent for training and technical assistance; and (iii) one percent for management and administration. (C) LIMITATION ON FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share of a grant made under this paragraph may not exceed 75 percent of the total costs of the projects described in the application submitted.