42 U.S. Code § 14043c - Creating hope through outreach, options, services, and education for children and youth (“CHOOSE Children & Youth”)
The Attorney General, working in collaboration with the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Education, shall award grants to enhance the safety of youth and children who are victims of, or exposed to, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or sex trafficking and prevent future violence.
To be eligible to receive a grant for the purposes described in subsection (b)(2), an entity described in paragraph (1) shall be partnered with a public, charter, tribal, or nationally accredited private middle or high school, a school administered by the Department of Defense under section 2164 of title 10 or section 921 of title 20, a group of schools, a school district, or an institution of higher education.
In this section, the definitions and grant conditions provided for in section 13925 of this title shall apply.
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section, $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018.
Not less than 50 percent of the total amount appropriated under this section for each fiscal year shall be used for the purposes described in subsection (b)(1).
Not less than 10 percent of the total amount appropriated under this section for each fiscal year shall be made available for grants under the program authorized by section 3796gg–10 of this title. The requirements of this section shall not apply to funds allocated under this paragraph.
The Attorney General shall prioritize grant applications under this section that coordinate with prevention programs in the community.
A prior section 14043c, Pub. L. 103–322, title IV, § 41201, as added Pub. L. 109–162, title III, § 303, Jan. 5, 2006, 119 Stat. 3004, related to services to advocate for and respond to youth, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 113–4, title III, § 302, Mar. 7, 2013, 127 Stat. 84.
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