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§ 11.903. Grant program for services

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 2. Crime Victims Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9. Services (Refs & Annos)
18 P.S. § 11.903
§ 11.903. Grant program for services
(a) Authority.--The commission has the authority to make grants to district attorneys and other criminal justice agencies for the provision of the services under section 902.
(b) Regulations.--The commission shall promulgate regulations necessary to ensure the cost-effective delivery of victim services or victim and witness services consistent with section 902.
(c) Participation.--In determining grant awards, the commission shall promote broad-based participation by a maximum number of criminal justice agencies Statewide.
(d) Data.--An agency which makes application for awards under this section shall provide data in support of the request as the commission requires. An agency which receives an award shall provide the commission with reports as the commission determines necessary to assess the agency's progress in the development of victim services.
(e) Report.--The commission shall submit an annual report to the General Assembly on the progress of services provided for in section 902. The report shall include:
(1) The number of participating agencies and population served.
(2) The extent of services provided.
(3) Any impediments to the progress of the program.
(4) Recommendations for reform.
(f) Allocation.--In the allocation of funds for services under section 902, the commission shall consider the revenue collected by potential grant recipients under the penalty assessments authorized in section 1203 of the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L. 31, No. 21),1 known as the Public Welfare Code, pertaining to domestic violence and rape crisis services and the extent to which crime victims' compensation claims assistance is made available.

Credits

1998, Nov. 24, P.L. 882, No. 111, § 903, imd. effective.

Footnotes

62 P.S. § 1203 (expired); see 71 P.S. § 611.13.
18 P.S. § 11.903, PA ST 18 P.S. § 11.903
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 114. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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