2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 112 - Victim Compensation and Assistance (Sections 10601 - 10608)
Sec. 10603d - Crime victims legal assistance grants

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 112 - VICTIM COMPENSATION AND ASSISTANCE
Sec. 10603d - Crime victims legal assistance grants
Containssection 10603d
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 98-473, title II, §1404D, as added Pub. L. 108-405, title I, §103(a), Oct. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2264.
Statutes at Large Reference118 Stat. 2264
Public and Private LawPublic Law 98-473, Public Law 108-405

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42 U.S.C. § 10603d (2014)

§10603d. Crime victims legal assistance grants

(a) In general

The Director may make grants as provided in section 10603(c)(1)(A) of this title to State, tribal, and local prosecutors' offices, law enforcement agencies, courts, jails, and correctional institutions, and to qualified public and private entities, to develop, establish, and maintain programs for the enforcement of crime victims' rights as provided in law.

(b) Prohibition

Grant amounts under this section may not be used to bring a cause of action for damages.

(c) False Claims Act

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts collected pursuant to sections 3729 through 3731 of title 31 (commonly known as the "False Claims Act") may be used for grants under this section, subject to appropriation.

(Pub. L. 98–473, title II, §1404D, as added Pub. L. 108–405, title I, §103(a), Oct. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2264.)

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