42 U.S. Code § 16981 - Pilot program for monitoring sexual offenders
The Attorney General shall award grants under this section for a period not to exceed 3 years.
Each State, local government, or Indian tribal government desiring a grant under this section shall submit an application to the Attorney General at such time, in such manner, and accompanied by such information as the Attorney General may reasonably require.
In making grants under this section, the Attorney General shall ensure that different approaches to monitoring are funded to allow an assessment of effectiveness.
There are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2007 through 2009 to carry out this section.
2008—Subsec. (a)(1)(C). Pub. L. 110–400, § 4(a), amended subpar. (C) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (C) set minimum standards for electronic monitoring units used in the pilot program.