42 U.S. Code § 10420 - Grants to support families in the justice system
The Attorney General may make grants to States, units of local government, courts (including juvenile courts), Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, legal services providers, and victim services providers to improve the response of all aspects of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.
In making grants under subsection (b)(8) the Attorney General shall take into account the extent to which the grantee has expertise addressing the judicial system’s handling of family violence, child custody, child abuse and neglect, adoption, foster care, supervised visitation, divorce, and parentage.
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section, $22,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018. Amounts appropriated pursuant to this subsection shall remain available until expended.
The requirements of this section shall not apply to funds allocated for the program described in paragraph (1).
 So in original. The word “to” probably should not appear.
 So in original. See References in Text note below.
 So in original. Probably should be “section”.
Section 3796gg–10 of this title, referred to in subsec. (f)(1), was so in the original but probably should have been a reference to section 2015 of Pub. L. 90–351, which is classified to section 3796gg–10 of this title.
Section was enacted as part of the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 and also as part of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000, and not as part of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act which comprises this chapter.
A prior section 10420, Pub. L. 106–386, div. B, title III, § 1301, Oct. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 1509; Pub. L. 109–162, § 3(b)(2), title III, § 306, title IX, § 906(d), formerly § 906(e), title XI, § 1135(b), Jan. 5, 2006, 119 Stat. 2971, 3016, 3081, 3109, renumbered § 906(d), Pub. L. 109–271, § 7(b)(2)(B), Aug. 12, 2006, 120 Stat. 764; Pub. L. 109–271, §§ 2(d), 7(d)(2), 8(b), Aug. 12, 2006, 120 Stat. 752, 766, related to safe havens for children, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 113–4, title I, § 104(a), Mar. 7, 2013, 127 Stat. 73.
Section not effective until the beginning of the fiscal year following Mar. 7, 2013, see section 4 of Pub. L. 113–4, set out as an Effective Date of 2013 Amendment note under section 2261 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
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