42 U.S. Code § 3796gg–4 - Rape exam payments
Funds withheld from a State or unit of local government under paragraph (1) shall be distributed to other States or units of local government pro rata. Funds withheld from an Indian tribal government under paragraph (1) shall be distributed to other Indian tribal governments pro rata.
A State or Indian tribal government may use Federal grant funds under this subchapter to pay for forensic medical exams performed by trained examiners for victims of sexual assault, except that such funds may not be used to pay for forensic medical exams by any State, Indian tribal government, or territorial government that requires victims of sexual assault to seek reimbursement for such exams from their insurance carriers.
To be in compliance with this section, a State, Indian tribal government, or unit of local government shall comply with subsection (b) without regard to whether the victim participates in the criminal justice system or cooperates with law enforcement.
 So in original. See References in Text note below.
This subchapter, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), was in the original “this subchapter”, and was translated as reading “this part”, meaning part T of title I of Pub. L. 90–351, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
The date of enactment of this Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), probably means the date of enactment of Pub. L. 113–4, which was approved Mar. 7, 2013.
2013—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 113–4, § 101(4)(A), added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “A State, Indian tribal government, or unit of local government, shall not be entitled to funds under this subchapter unless the State, Indian tribal government, unit of local government, or another governmental entity incurs the full out-of-pocket cost of forensic medical exams described in subsection (b) of this section for victims of sexual assault.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–4, § 101(4)(B), inserted “or” after the semicolon in par. (1), substituted a period for “; or” in par. (2), and struck out par. (3) which related to reimbursement of victims for the cost of exams under certain conditions.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 113–4, § 101(4)(C), amended subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (d) related to a rule of construction and a compliance period.
2006—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–162 added subsec. (c).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 109–271 designated existing provisions as par. (1), inserted par. heading, struck out “Nothing” before “in this section”, and added par. (2).
Pub. L. 109–162 added subsec. (d).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 109–162 added subsec. (e).
Amendment by Pub. L. 113–4 not effective until the beginning of the fiscal year following Mar. 7, 2013, see section 4 of Pub. L. 113–4, set out as a note under section 2261 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
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