Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 144-5-.04 - Crime Victim Compensation

CFDA # 16.576. Recovery Act CFDA # 16.802.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Compensation Grant Program. In 1984, VOCA established the Crime Victims Fund in the U.S. Treasury and authorized the Fund to receive deposits from fines and penalties levied on criminals convicted of federal offenses. This Fund provides the source of funding for carrying out all the activities mandated by VOCA.

The purpose of this grant program is to provide federal financial assistance to states for the purposes of compensating and assisting crime victims, funding training and technical assistance, and serving victims of federal crimes.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.The Victims of Crime Act of 1984 as amended by the Children's Justice Act of 1986 and the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988;

2.U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime Application Kit and Instructions;

3.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

4.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Office for Victims of Crime; and

5.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email:


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 144-5-.04
Title IV of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Pub. L. No. 103-322, 108 Stat. 1796, O.C.G.A. Secs. 28-5-122, 35-6A-4.
Original grant description entitled "STOP Violence Against Women Grant Program" submitted December 8, 1995. Submitted: Nov. 20, 2002. Submitted: Grant description entitled "Crime Victim Compensation" received Jan. 8, 2010.

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