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Chapter 144-5 NOTICE OF GRANTS ADMINISTERED BY COUNCIL

Rule 144-5-.01 Anti-Gang Initiative

CFDA # 16.744.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement Project Safe Neighborhoods, including the Anti-Gang Initiative authorized by Federal Public Law 110-5, embedded secs. 101-104; Pub. L. 109-108, 119 Stat. 2290, 2302.

The Anti-Gang Initiative of Project Safe Neighborhoods is intended to enhance Project Safe Neighborhoods task force efforts to combat gangs. In accordance with federal law, awards may be granted to state agencies, units of local government and nonprofit organizations for the purposes of:

1.Enforcing state and local laws which establish offenses similar to crimes enumerated in the Federal Controlled Substances Act ( 21 U.S.C. 801et seq.);

2.Improving the functioning of the criminal justice system; and

3.Emphasizing violent crime and serious offenders.

These three purposes are by no means mutually exclusive. They are in fact mutually supportive and integral to the State of Georgia's ability to address effectively and comprehensively its drug and violent crime problem in any realistic way.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 3711et seq., as amended;

2.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

3.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the future;

4.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals; and

5. Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.02 Community Prosecution and Project Safe Neighborhoods

CFDA # 16.609.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement Project Safe Neighborhoods, including the Anti-Gang Initiative authorized by Federal Public Law 110-5, embedded secs. 101-104; Pub. L. 109-108, 119 Stat. 2290, 2302.

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful. In accordance with federal law, awards may be granted to state agencies and units of local government for the purposes of:

1.Enforcing state and local laws which establish offenses similar to crimes enumerated in the Federal Controlled Substances Act ( 21 U.S.C. 801et seq.);

2.Improving the functioning of the criminal justice system; and

3.Emphasizing violent crime and serious offenders.

These three purposes are by no means mutually exclusive. They are in fact mutually supportive and integral to the State of Georgia's ability to address effectively and comprehensively its drug and violent crime problem in any realistic way.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 3711et seq., as amended;

2.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

3.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the future;

4.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals; and

5.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.03 Crime Victim Assistance

CFDA # 16.575. Recovery Act CFDA # 16.801.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Grant Program. In 1984, VOCA established the Crime Victims Fund in the U.S. Treasury and authorized the Fund to receive deposits from fines and penalties levied on criminals convicted of federal offenses. The Fund is the source of funding for carrying out all the activities mandated by VOCA.

The purpose of this grant program is to assist states in providing high quality services that directly improve the health and well being of innocent crime victims, and to improve and enhance the delivery of these services specifically to victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and previously underserved victims of crimes. Applicants eligible for consideration under this program are public agencies and private non-profit organizations, or a combination thereof.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.The Victims of Crime Act of 1984 as amended by the Children's Justice Act of 1986 and the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988;

2.U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime Application Kit and Instructions;

3.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

4.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Office for Victims of Crime;

5.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals; and

6.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council,104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.04 Crime Victim Compensation

CFDA # 16.576. Recovery Act CFDA # 16.802.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Compensation Grant Program. In 1984, VOCA established the Crime Victims Fund in the U.S. Treasury and authorized the Fund to receive deposits from fines and penalties levied on criminals convicted of federal offenses. This Fund provides the source of funding for carrying out all the activities mandated by VOCA.

The purpose of this grant program is to provide federal financial assistance to states for the purposes of compensating and assisting crime victims, funding training and technical assistance, and serving victims of federal crimes.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.The Victims of Crime Act of 1984 as amended by the Children's Justice Act of 1986 and the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988;

2.U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime Application Kit and Instructions;

3.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

4.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Office for Victims of Crime; and

5.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.05 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program

CFDA # 16.738. Recovery Act CFDA # 16.803.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Edward Byrne Memorial JAG Program authorized by Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 3711, et seq., as amended.

The purpose of this grant program is to assist states and units of local government in carrying out specific programs which offer a high probability of improving the functioning of the criminal justice system. Special emphasis is placed on nationwide and multijurisdictional projects and projects that advance national drug control priorities. In accordance with federal law, states may award formula grant funds to state agencies and units of local government for the purposes of:

1.Enforcing state and local laws which establish offenses similar to crimes enumerated in the Federal Controlled Substances Act ( 21 U.S.C. 801et seq.);

2.Improving the functioning of the criminal justice system; and

3.Emphasizing violent crime and serious offenders.

These three purposes are by no means mutually exclusive. They are in fact mutually supportive and integral to the State of Georgia's ability to address effectively and comprehensively its drug and violent crime problem in any realistic way.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 3711et seq., as amended;

2.Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005, Public Law 109-162, January 5, 2006;

3.U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program Guidance and Application Kit;

4.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

5.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the future;

6.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals; and

7.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.06 Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant Program

CFDA # 16.742.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant Program authorized by Public Law Number 106-561 (12/21/2000), as amended.

The Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant Program (the Coverdell program) awards grants to states and units of local government to help improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services. In accordance with federal law, states may award formula grant funds to state agencies and units of local government:

1.To carry out all or a substantial part of a program intended to improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science or medical examiner services in the state, including those services provided by laboratories operated by the state and those operated by units of local government within the state.

2.To eliminate a backlog in the analysis of forensic science evidence, including, among other things, a backlog with respect to firearms examination, latent prints, toxicology, controlled substances, forensic pathology, questioned documents and trace evidence.

3.To train, assist and employ forensic laboratory personnel as needed to eliminate such a backlog.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 3711et seq., as amended;

2.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

3.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the National Institute of Justice in the future;

4.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals; and

5.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.07 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners

CFDA # 16.593.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Grant Program authorized by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. 13701, et seq.

The purpose of this program is to assist states and units of local government develop and implement residential substance abuse treatment programs within state and local correctional and detention facilities in which prisoners are incarcerated for a period of time sufficient to permit substance abuse treatment. Applicants are required to incorporate model program guidelines issued by the Office of Justice Programs, Corrections Program Office, in their applications.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. 13701, et seq.;

2.U.S. Department Of Justice, Corrections Program Office Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program Guidance and Application Kit;

3.Office of Justice Programs Financial Guide, April 1996 Edition, and subsequent amendments;

4.Any future applicable policy guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Corrections Program Office;

5.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals;

6.Council Administrative and Financial Compliance Guidelines; and

7.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding applications for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.08 Sexual Assault Services Program

CFDA # 16.017.

The Sexual Assault Services Program was created by the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), 42 U.S.C. § 14043 g, and is solely dedicated to the provision of direct intervention and related assistance for victims of sexual assault.

The purpose of the program is to provide intervention, advocacy, accompaniment (e.g., accompanying victims to court, medical facilities, police departments, etc.), support services, and related assistance for adult, youth, and child victims of sexual assault, family and household members of victims, and those collaterally affected by the sexual assault.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), 42 U.S.C. § 14043 g and § 14045a;

2.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

3.Any other policy guidance which may be issued by the Office of Violence Against Women;

4.Council Program Announcement and Request For Proposals; and

5.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.09 Violence Against Women Formula Grants

CFDA # 16.588.

This information is submitted by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, to further establish program policy and administrative guidance consistent with federal guidelines in order to implement the Violence Against Women Grants program authorized by Title IV of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Pub. L. No 103-322, 108 Stat. 1796 (Sept. 12, 1994) (as amended by the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 and the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005, Public Law 109-162, January 5, 2006).

The purpose of this program is to make grants for use by states, Indian tribal governments, units of local governments and nonprofit, nongovernmental victim services programs for the purpose of developing and strengthening effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies to combat violent crimes against women, and to develop and strengthen victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women.

This information should be used in conjunction with the following which are hereby incorporated by reference:

1.Title IV of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Pub. L. No. 103-322, 108 Stat. 1796 (Sept. 12, 1994) (as amended by the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000), as amended;

2.U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Violence Against Women Program Office Guidelines;

3.Office of Justice Programs Financial and Administrative Guide, M7100.1;

4.Any other applicable policy guidance which may be issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs in the future;

5.Council Program Announcement and Request for Proposals;

6.Council Administrative and Financial Compliance Guidelines; and

7.Any other policy guidance which has been or may be issued by the Council.

These documents and further information regarding making application for these funds may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743, (404) 657-1956, Fax (404) 657-1957, Email: grants.info@cjcc.ga.gov.

Rule 144-5-.10 State Grant Programs

This rule supports the implementation of State Grant Programs as may be authorized and appropriated by the Georgia General Assembly.

The specific criteria for eligibility and distribution of funds shall be detailed in the grant solicitation or request for proposals issued by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. The solicitation or request for proposals may be obtained by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 440, Atlanta, Georgia 30303; (404)657-1956; FAX (404)657-1957; or by visiting the Council's website at http://cjcc.ga.gov.