2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 113 - State Justice Institute
Sec. 10701 - Definitions

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 10701 (2016)
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§10701. Definitions

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As used in this chapter, the term—

(1) "Board" means the Board of Directors of the Institute;

(2) "Director" means the Executive Director of the Institute;

(3) "Governor" means the Chief Executive Officer of a State;

(4) "Institute" means the State Justice Institute;

(5) "recipient" means any grantee, contractor, or recipient of financial assistance under this chapter;

(6) "State" means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States;

(7) "Supreme Court" means the highest appellate court within a State unless, for the purposes of this chapter, a constitutionally or legislatively established judicial council acts in place of that court; and

(8) "domestic violence" means—

(A) any action that constitutes—

(i) attempting to cause or intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily injury or physical illness;

(ii) rape, sexual assault, or causing involuntary deviate sexual intercourse;

(iii) placing by physical menace another in fear of imminent serious bodily injury; or

(iv) the infliction of false imprisonment;


if such action is taken by one of 2 spouses, former spouses, or sexual or intimate partners against the other spouse, former spouse, or partner and the 2 of whom share biological parenthood of, have adopted, are legal custodians of, or are stepparents of a minor child; or

(B) physically or sexually abusing such minor child if such abuse is inflicted by either of such spouses, former spouses, or partners.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 98–620, title II, §202, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3336; Pub. L. 102–528, §1, Oct. 27, 1992, 106 Stat. 3461.)

Editorial Notes

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title II of Pub. L. 98–620, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3336, known as the State Justice Institute Act of 1984, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title II to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.

AMENDMENTS

1992—Par. (8). Pub. L. 102–528 added par. (8).

EFFECTIVE DATE

Pub. L. 98–620, title II, §216, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3346, provided that: "The provisions of this title [enacting this chapter and amending section 620 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure] shall take effect on October 1, 1985."

SHORT TITLE OF 2004 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 108–372, §1, Oct. 25, 2004, 118 Stat. 1754, provided that: "This Act [amending sections 3793, 10703, 10704, and 10713 of this title] may be cited as the 'State Justice Institute Reauthorization Act of 2004'."

SHORT TITLE

Pub. L. 98–620, title II, §201, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3336, provided that: "This title [enacting this chapter and amending section 620 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure] may be cited as the 'State Justice Institute Act of 1984'."

TERMINATION OF TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 113 - STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Sec. 10701 - Definitions
Contains section 10701
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Short Titles 'State Justice Institute Reauthorization Act of 2004'."
'State Justice Institute Act of 1984'."
Statutes at Large References 98 Stat. 3336, 3346
106 Stat. 3461
118 Stat. 1754
Public Law References Public Law 98-620, Public Law 102-528, Public Law 108-372
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