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34 U.S. Code § 12241 - Purpose

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The purpose of this part is to evaluate the effectiveness of certain demonstration projects in helping to—
alleviate the harm to children and primary caretaker parents caused by separation due to the incarceration of the parents;
reduce recidivism rates of prisoners by encouraging strong and supportive family relationships; and
explore the cost effectiveness of community correctional facilities.
Editorial Notes

Section was formerly classified to section 13881 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Short Title

For short title of subtitle S of title III of Pub. L. 103–322, which is classified to this part, as the “Family Unity Demonstration Project Act”, see section 31901 of Pub. L. 103–322, set out as a Short Title of 1994 Act note under section 10101 of this title.