2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 147 - Prison Rape Elimination (Sections 15601 - 15609)
Sec. 15604 - Prison rape prevention and prosecution

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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 147 - PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION
Sec. 15604 - Prison rape prevention and prosecution
Containssection 15604
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 108-79, §5, Sept. 4, 2003, 117 Stat. 978.
Statutes at Large Reference117 Stat. 978
Public and Private LawPublic Law 108-79

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42 U.S.C. § 15604 (2014)

§15604. Prison rape prevention and prosecution

(a) Information and assistance

(1) National clearinghouse

There is established within the National Institute of Corrections a national clearinghouse for the provision of information and assistance to Federal, State, and local authorities responsible for the prevention, investigation, and punishment of instances of prison rape.

(2) Training and education

The National Institute of Corrections shall conduct periodic training and education programs for Federal, State, and local authorities responsible for the prevention, investigation, and punishment of instances of prison rape.

(b) Reports

(1) In general

Not later than September 30 of each year, the National Institute of Corrections shall submit a report to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This report shall be available to the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

(2) Contents

The report required under paragraph (1) shall summarize the activities of the Department of Justice regarding prison rape abatement for the preceding calendar year.

(c) Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2004 through 2010 to carry out this section.

(Pub. L. 108–79, §5, Sept. 4, 2003, 117 Stat. 978.)

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