stalking

(8) Certification that the state will provide information to victims of sexual harassment or survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking (A) In general A certification by the chief executive officer of the State that the State has established and is enforcing standards and procedures to— (i) ensure that applicants and potential applicants for assistance under the State program funded under this part are notified of assistance made available by the State to victims of sexual harassment and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; (ii) ensure that case workers and other agency personnel responsible for administering the State program funded under this part are trained in— (I) the nature and dynamics of sexual harassment and domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; (II) State standards and procedures relating to the prevention of, and assistance for, individuals who are victims of sexual harassment or survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; and (III) methods of ascertaining and ensuring the confidentiality of personal information and documentation related to applicants for assistance and their children who have provided notice about their experiences of sexual harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; and (iii) ensure that, if a State has elected to establish and enforce standards and procedures regarding the screening for, and identification of, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking pursuant to paragraph (7)— (I) the State program funded under this part provides information about the options under this part to current and potential beneficiaries; and (II) case workers and other agency personnel responsible for administering the State program funded under this part are provided with training regarding State standards and procedures pursuant to paragraph (7). (B) Definitions For purposes of this paragraph— (i) the term “sexual harassment” means hostile, intimidating, or oppressive behavior based on sex that creates an offensive work environment; (ii) the term “domestic violence” has the meaning given such term in paragraph (7); and (iii) the terms “sexual assault” and “stalking” have the meanings given such terms in section 12291 of title 34 .

Source

42 USC § 602(a)(8)


Scoping language

For purposes of this paragraph
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