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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 2173

(A) certify that priority shall be given to eligible crime victim assistance programs providing assistance to victims of sexual assault, spousal abuse, or child abuse; (B) certify that funds awarded to eligible crime victim assistance programs will not be used to supplant State and local funds otherwise available for crime victim assistance; and (C) provide such other information and assurances related to the purposes of this section as the Attorney General may reasonably require. (3) The amounts of grants under paragraph (1) shall be— (A) $100,000 to each State; and (B) that portion of the then remaining available money to each State that results from a distribution among the States on the basis of each State's population in relation to the population of all States. (4) If the amount available for grants under paragraph (1) is insufficient to provide $100,000 to each State, the funds available shall be distributed equally among the States. (b)(1) A victim assistance program is an eligible crime victim assistance program for the purposes of this section if such program— (A) is operated by a public agency or a nonprofit organization, or a combination of such agencies or organizations or of both such agencies and organizations, and provides services to victims of crime; (B) demonstrates— (i) a record of providing effective services to victims of crime and financial support from sources other than the Fund; or (ii) substantial financial support from sources other than the Fund; (C) utilizes volunteers in providing such services, unless and to the extent the chief executive determines that compelling reasons exist to waive this requirement; (D) promotes within the community served coordinated public and private efforts to aid crime victims; and (E) assists potential recipients in seeking crime victim compensation benefits. (2) An eligible crime victim assistance program shall expend sums received under subsection (a) only for providing services to victims of crime. (c)(1) The Attorney General may in any fiscal year deduct from amounts available under section 1404 an amount not to exceed 5 percent of the amount in the Fund, and may expend the amount so deducted to provide services to victims of Federal crimes by the Department of Justice, or reimburse other instrumentalities of the Federal Government otherwise authorized to provide such services. (2) The Attorney General shall appoint or designate an official of the Department of Justice to be the Federal Crime Victim Assistance Administrator (hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the "Federal Administrator") to exercise the responsibilities of the Attorney General under this subsection. (3) The Federal Administrator shall— (A) be responsible for monitoring compliance with guidelines for fair treatment of crime victims and witnesses issued under section 6 of the Victim and Witness Protection Act of 1982 (Public Law 97-291);

18 USC 1501 note.