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“(f) Section 393A of the Public Health Service Act (42 U. Section 41201 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (34 U. .—Section 304 of the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (34 U. Such programming should be developed in partnership or collaboratively with experts in intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and intervention.”; (C) in paragraph (4), by inserting after “improve delivery of” the following: “primary prevention training and”; (D) in paragraph (9), by striking “and provide” and inserting “, provide, and disseminate”; (E) in paragraph (10), by inserting after “or adapt” the following “and disseminate”; and (F) by inserting after paragraph (10) the following: “(11) To train campus health centers and appropriate campus faculty, such as academic advisors or professionals who deal with students on a daily basis, on how to recognize and respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including training health providers on how to provide universal education to all members of the campus community on the impacts of violence on health and unhealthy relationships and how providers can support ongoing outreach efforts.

“(12) To train campus personnel in how to use a victim-centered, trauma-informed interview technique, which means asking questions of a student or a campus employee who is reported to be a victim of sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, in a manner that is focused on the experience of the reported victim, that does not judge or blame the reported victim for the alleged crime, and that is informed by evidence-based research on the neurobiology of trauma.

The heads of Executive Departments responsible for carrying out this Act are authorized to coordinate and collaborate on the prevention of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including sharing best practices and efficient use of resources and technology for victims and those seeking assistance from the Government. 10441 et seq.) is amended— (1) in section 2001(b)— (A) in paragraph (3), by inserting before the semicolon at the end the following: “including implementation of the non-discrimination requirements in section 40002(b)(13) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994”; (B) in paragraph (9)— (i) by striking “older and disabled women” and inserting “people 50 years of age or over and people with disabilities”; and (ii) by striking “older and disabled individuals” and inserting “people”; (C) in paragraph (19), by striking “and” at the end; (D) in paragraph (20), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and (E) by inserting after paragraph (20), the following: “(21) developing and implementing laws, policies, procedures, or training to ensure the lawful recovery and storage of any dangerous weapon by the appropriate law enforcement agency from an adjudicated perpetrator of any offense of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and the return of such weapon when appropriate, where any Federal, State, tribal, or local court has— “(A) (i) issued protective or other restraining orders against such a perpetrator; or “(ii) found such a perpetrator to be guilty of misdemeanor or felony crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; and “(B) ordered the perpetrator to relinquish dangerous weapons that the perpetrator possesses or has used in the commission of at least one of the aforementioned crimes; Policies, procedures, protocols, laws, regulations, or training under this section shall include the safest means of recovery of, and best practices for storage of, relinquished and recovered dangerous weapons and their return, when applicable, at such time as the individual is no longer prohibited from possessing such weapons under Federal, State, or Tribal law, or posted local ordinances; “(22) developing, enlarging, or strengthening culturally specific victim services programs to provide culturally specific victim services regarding, responses to, and prevention of female genital mutilation, female genital cutting, or female circumcision; “(23) providing victim advocates in State or local law enforcement agencies, prosecutors’ offices, and courts and providing supportive services and advocacy to urban American Indian and Alaska Native victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.”; (2) in section 2007— (A) in subsection (d)— (i) by redesignating paragraphs (5) and (6) as paragraphs (7) and (8), respectively; and (ii) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following: “(5) proof of compliance with the requirements regarding protocols to strongly discourage compelling victim testimony, described in section 2017; “(6) proof of compliance with the requirements regarding civil rights under section 40002(b)(13) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994;”; (B) in subsection (i)— (i) in paragraph (1), by inserting before the semicolon at the end the following: “and the requirements under section 40002(b) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (34 U. (c) Section 41601 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (34 U. Section 41601(f)(1) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (34 U. Section 40295 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (34 U. ”; (2) in subsection (a), by striking “individuals” each place it appears and inserting “people”; (3) in subsection (b)— (A) by striking “disabled individuals” each place it appears and inserting “people with disabilities”; (B) in paragraph (3), by inserting after “law enforcement” the following: “and other first responders”; and (C) in paragraph (8), by striking “providing advocacy and intervention services within” and inserting “to enhance the capacity of”; (4) in subsection (c), by striking “disabled individuals” and inserting “people with disabilities”; and (5) in subsection (e), by striking “2014 through 2018” and inserting “2020 through 2024”.

“(2) .—The Attorney General shall award grants under this section to multiple eligible entities for use in a variety of settings and communities, including— “(A) urban, suburban, Tribal, remote, and rural areas; “(B) college campuses; or “(C) traditionally underserved communities.

“(c) .—An eligible entity that receives a grant under this section shall use the grant to— “(1) train covered individuals within the demonstration site of the eligible entity to use evidence-based, trauma-informed techniques and knowledge of crime victims' rights throughout an investigation into domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including by— “(A) conducting victim interviews in a manner that— “(i) elicits valuable information about the domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; and “(ii) avoids re-traumatization of the victim; “(B) conducting field investigations that mirror best and promising practices available at the time of the investigation; “(C) customizing investigative approaches to ensure a culturally and linguistically appropriate approach to the community being served; “(D) becoming proficient in understanding and responding to complex cases, including cases of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking— “(i) facilitated by alcohol or drugs; “(ii) involving strangulation; “(iii) committed by a non-stranger; “(iv) committed by an individual of the same sex as the victim; “(v) involving a victim with a disability; “(vi) involving a male victim; or “(vii) involving a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (commonly referred to as ‘LGBT’) victim; “(E) developing collaborative relationships between— “(i) law enforcement officers and other members of the response team; and “(ii) the community being served; and “(F) developing an understanding of how to define, identify, and correctly classify a report of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; and “(2) promote the efforts of the eligible entity to improve the response of covered individuals to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking through various communication channels, such as the website of the eligible entity, social media, print materials, and community meetings, in order to ensure that all covered individuals within the demonstration site of the eligible entity are aware of those efforts and included in trainings, to the extent practicable.

(d) .—Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall submit a report to Congress, which shall— (1) include an evaluation of Federal, tribal, State, and local efforts to enforce laws relating to stalking; and (2) identify and describe those elements of such efforts that constitute the best practices for the enforcement of such laws. 280b–4) is amended— (1) in subsection (b), by striking “violence against women” and inserting “violence against adults, youth,”; and (2) in subsection (c), by striking “2014 through 2018” and inserting “2020 through 2024”. 12463) is amended— (1) in subsection (b)(1)— (A) in subparagraph (C), by striking “and” at the end; (B) in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and (C) by adding at the end the following: “(E) strategies within each of these areas addressing the unmet needs of underserved populations.”; (2) in subsection (d)(3)— (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking “and” at the end; (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and (C) by adding at the end the following: “(C) include a focus on the unmet needs of underserved populations.”; (3) in subsection (f), by striking “$15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018” and inserting “$45,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024”; and (4) in subsection (g), by adding at the end the following: “(3) .—Any amounts not made available under paragraphs (1) and (2) may be used for any set of purposes described in paragraphs (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (b), or for a project that fulfills two or more of such sets of purposes.”. 280g–4) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) in paragraph (2), by striking “and” at the end; (B) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and (C) by adding at the end the following: “(4) the development or enhancement and implementation of training programs to improve the capacity of early childhood programs to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking among families they serve.”; (2) in subsection (b)(1)— (A) in subparagraph (A)(ii), by inserting “, including labor and sex trafficking” after “other forms of violence and abuse”; (B) in subparagraph (B)(ii)— (i) by striking “on-site access to”; and (ii) by striking “patients by increasing” and all that follows through the semicolon and inserting the following: “patients by— “(I) increasing the capacity of existing health care professionals, including specialists in trauma and in behavioral health care, and public health staff to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and children exposed to violence; “(II) contracting with or hiring advocates for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault to provide such services; or “(III) providing funding to State domestic and sexual violence coalitions to improve the capacity of such coalitions to coordinate and support health advocates and other health system partnerships;”; (C) in subparagraph (B)(iii), by striking “and” at the end; (D) in subparagraph (B)(iv) by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: “, with priority given to programs administered through the Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Women’s Health; and”; and (E) in subparagraph (B), by adding at the end the following: “(v) the development, implementation, dissemination, and evaluation of best practices, tools, and training materials for behavioral health professionals to identify and respond to domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and dating violence.”; (3) in subsection (b)(2)(A)— (A) in the heading, by striking “”; and (B) by striking “child or elder abuse” and inserting the following: “child abuse or abuse in later life”; (4) in subsection (b)(2)(C)(i), by striking “elder abuse” and inserting “abuse in later life”; (5) in subsection (b)(2)(C)(iii), by striking “or” at the end; (6) in subsection (b)(2)(C)(iv)— (A) by inserting “mental health,” after “dental,”; and (B) by striking “exams.” and inserting “exams and certifications;”; (7) in subsection (b)(2)(C), by inserting after clause (iv) the following: “(v) development of a State-level pilot program to— “(I) improve the response of substance use disorder treatment programs and systems to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and “(II) improve the capacity of substance use disorder treatment programs and systems to serve survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking dealing with substance use disorder; or “(vi) development and utilization of existing technical assistance and training resources to improve the capacity of substance use disorder treatment programs to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking among patients the programs serve.”; (8) in subsection (d)(2)(A)— (A) by inserting “or behavioral health” after “of health”; (B) by inserting “behavioral” after “physical or”; and (C) by striking “mental” before “health care”; (9) in subsection (d)(2)(B)— (A) by striking “or health system” and inserting “behavioral health treatment system”; and (B) by striking “mental” and inserting “behavioral”; (10) in subsection (f) in the heading, by striking “”; (11) in subsection (f)(1), by striking “research and evaluation” and inserting “research, evaluation, or data collection”; (12) in subsection (f)(1)(B), by inserting after “health care” the following: “or behavioral health”; (13) in subsection (f)(2)— (A) in the heading, by inserting after “”; (B) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting “or data collection” before “authorized in paragraph (1)”; (C) in subparagraph (C), by striking “and” at the end; (D) in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and (E) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following: “(E) research on the intersection of substance use disorder and domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including the effect of coerced use and efforts by an abusive partner or other to interfere with substance use disorder treatment and recovery; and “(F) improvement of data collection using existing Federal surveys by including questions about domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking and substance use disorder, coerced use, and mental or behavioral health.”; (14) in subsection (g), by striking “2014 through 2018” and inserting “2020 through 2024”; and (15) in subsection (h), by striking “herein” and “provided for”. 12491) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) in paragraph (1)(A), by striking “brother, sister,” and inserting “sibling,”; (B) in paragraph (3)— (i) in subparagraph (A), by inserting before the semicolon at the end the following: “including the direct loan program under such section”; (ii) in subparagraph (D), by striking “the program under subtitle A” and inserting “the programs under subtitles A through D”; (iii) in subparagraph (I)— (I) by striking “sections 514, 515, 516, 533, and 538 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U. Such review shall include consideration of— “(I) the nature and severity of the criminal activity; “(II) the amount of time that has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal activity; “(III) if the tenant engaged in more than one instance of criminal activity, the frequency and duration of the criminal activity; “(IV) whether the criminal activity was related to a symptom of a disability, including a substance use disorder; “(V) whether the victim was coerced by the perpetrator of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; “(VI) whether the victim has taken affirmative steps to reduce the likelihood that the criminal activity will recur; and “(VII) any mitigating factors.

Section 402 of the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (42 U. Section 41303 of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (34 U. Section 399P of the Public Health Service Act (42 U. Section 41411 of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (34 U. The covered housing program must provide the tenant with a written summary of its review and the tenant shall have the opportunity to invoke the covered housing program’s grievance policy to dispute the findings.”; (C) in subparagraph (B)— (i) in the heading, by striking “.—If a family break-up results from an occurrence of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and the perpetrator no longer resides in the unit and was the sole tenant eligible to receive assistance under a covered housing program, the covered housing provider shall— “(I) provide any other tenant or resident the opportunity to establish eligibility for the covered housing program; or “(II) provide that tenant or resident with at least 180 days to remain in the unit under the same terms and conditions as the perpetrator and find new housing or establish eligibility for another covered housing program.”; (iv) in clause (ii) (as redesignated by clause (ii) of this subparagraph)— (I) in the heading, by striking “”; and (II) by inserting after “a public housing agency” the following: “, participating jurisdictions, grantees under the Continuum of Care, grantees,”; and (v) by striking clause (iii) (as redesignated by clause (ii) of this subparagraph); (D) in subparagraph (C)— (i) in clause (iii), by striking “or” at the end; (ii) in clause (iv), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; or”; and (iii) by adding at the end the following: “(v) to limit any right, remedy, or procedure otherwise available under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–162, 119 Stat.

.—In this section— “(1) the term ‘Attorney General’ means the Attorney General, acting through the Director of the Office on Violence Against Women; “(2) the term ‘covered individual’ means an individual who interfaces with victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including— “(A) an individual working for or on behalf of an eligible entity; “(B) a school or university administrator; and “(C) an emergency services or medical employee; “(3) the term ‘demonstration site’, with respect to an eligible entity that receives a grant under this section, means— “(A) if the eligible entity is a law enforcement agency described in paragraph (4)(A), the area over which the eligible entity has jurisdiction; and “(B) if the eligible entity is an organization or agency described in paragraph (4)(B), the area over which a law enforcement agency described in paragraph (4)(A) that is working in collaboration with the eligible entity has jurisdiction; and “(4) the term ‘eligible entity’ means— “(A) a State, local, territorial, or Tribal law enforcement agency; or “(B) a national, regional, or local victim services organization or agency working in collaboration with a law enforcement agency described in subparagraph (A).

“(b) .—The Attorney General shall award grants on a competitive basis to eligible entities to carry out the demonstration program under this section by implementing evidence-based or promising policies and practices to incorporate trauma-informed techniques designed to— “(A) prevent re-traumatization of the victim; “(B) ensure that covered individuals use evidence-based practices to respond to and investigate cases of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; “(C) improve communication between victims and law enforcement officers in an effort to increase the likelihood of the successful investigation and prosecution of the reported crime in a manner that protects the victim to the greatest extent possible; “(D) increase collaboration among stakeholders who are part of the coordinated community response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and “(E) evaluate the effectiveness of the training process and content by measuring— “(i) investigative and prosecutorial practices and outcomes; and “(ii) the well-being of victims and their satisfaction with the criminal justice process.

The terms ‘abuse,’ ‘elder,’ and ‘exploitation’ have the meanings given those terms in section 2011 of the Social Security Act (42 U. “(17) .—The term ‘homeless’ has the meaning given such term in section 41403(6).”; (G) by redesignating paragraphs (9) and (10) as paragraphs (11) and (12), respectively; (H) by amending paragraph (8) to read as follows: “(10) .—The term ‘domestic violence’ means a pattern of behavior involving the use or attempted use of physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, economic, or technological abuse or any other coercive behavior committed, enabled, or solicited to gain or maintain power and control over a victim, by a person who— “(A) is a current or former spouse or dating partner of the victim, or other person similarly situated to a spouse of the victim under the family or domestic violence laws of the jurisdiction; “(B) is cohabitating with or has cohabitated with the victim as a spouse or dating partner, or other person similarly situated to a spouse of the victim under the family or domestic violence laws of the jurisdiction; “(C) shares a child in common with the victim; “(D) is an adult family member of, or paid or nonpaid caregiver for, a victim aged 50 or older or an adult victim with disabilities; or “(E) commits acts against a youth or adult victim who is protected from those acts under the family or domestic violence laws of the jurisdiction.”; (I) by redesignating paragraphs (6) and (7) as paragraphs (8) and (9), respectively; (J) by amending paragraph (5) to read as follows: “(7) .—The terms ‘court-based personnel’ and ‘court-related personnel’ mean persons working in the court, whether paid or volunteer, including— “(A) clerks, special masters, domestic relations officers, administrators, mediators, custody evaluators, guardians ad litem, lawyers, negotiators, probation, parole, interpreters, victim assistants, victim advocates, and judicial, administrative, or any other professionals or personnel similarly involved in the legal process; “(B) court security personnel; “(C) personnel working in related, supplementary offices or programs (such as child support enforcement); and “(D) any other court-based or community-based personnel having responsibilities or authority to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in the court system.”; (K) by redesignating paragraphs (2) through (4) as paragraphs (4) through (6) respectively; (L) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following: “(3) .—The term ‘alternative justice response’ means a process, whether court-ordered or community-based, that— “(A) involves, on a voluntary basis, and to the extent possible, those who have committed a specific offense and those who have been harmed as a result of the offense; “(B) has the goal of collectively seeking accountability from the accused, and developing a process whereby the accused will take responsibility for his or her actions, and a plan for providing relief to those harmed, through allocution, restitution, community service, or other processes upon which the victim, the accused, the community, and the court (if court-ordered) can agree; “(C) is conducted in a framework that protects victim safety and supports victim autonomy; and “(D) provides that information disclosed during such process may not be used for any other law enforcement purpose, including impeachment or prosecution, without the express permission of all participants.”; (M) by redesignating paragraph (1) as paragraph (2); and (N) by inserting before paragraph (2) (as redesignated in subparagraph (M) of this paragraph) the following: “(1) .—The term ‘abuse in later life’ means neglect, abandonment, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking of an adult over the age of 50 by any person, or economic abuse of that adult by a person in an ongoing, relationship of trust with the victim.

Self-neglect is not included in this definition.”; (2) in subsection (b)— (A) in paragraph (2)— (i) by redesignating subparagraphs (F) and (G) as subparagraphs (H) and (I); (ii) by inserting after subparagraph (E) the following: “(G) .—In the event of the death of any victim whose confidentiality and privacy is required to be protected under this subsection, such requirement shall continue to apply, and the right to authorize release of any confidential or protected information be vested in the next of kin, except that consent for release of the deceased victim’s information may not be given by a person who had perpetrated abuse against the deceased victim.”; (iii) by redesignating subparagraphs (D) through (E) as subparagraphs (E) through (F); and (iv) by inserting after subparagraph (C) the following: “(D) .—Grantees and subgrantees may use telephone, internet, and other technologies to protect the privacy, location and help-seeking activities of victims using services. 12102))”; (C) in paragraph (19), by inserting before the period at the end the following “, including victims among underserved populations (as defined in section 40002(a)(46) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994)”; and (D) by adding at the end the following: “(23) To develop and implement an alternative justice response (as such term is defined in section 40002(a) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994).

“(d) .—The Attorney General shall identify trainings for law enforcement officers, in existence as of the date on which the Attorney General begins to solicit applications for grants under this section, that— “(i) employ a trauma-informed approach to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and “(ii) focus on the fundamentals of— “(I) trauma responses; and “(II) the impact of trauma on victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

“(B) .—An eligible entity that receives a grant under this section shall select one or more of the approaches employed by a training identified under subparagraph (A) to test within the demonstration site of the eligible entity.

2960) prior to the date of enactment of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019.”; and (E) by inserting after subparagraph (C) the following: “(D) .—A covered housing provider shall permit a tenant assisted under the covered housing program to terminate the lease at any time prior to the end date of the lease, without penalty, if the tenant has been a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking and the tenant— “(i) sends notice of the early lease termination to the landlord in writing prior to or within 3 days of vacating the premises unless a shorter notice period is provided for under State law; “(ii) (I) reasonably believes that the tenant is threatened with imminent harm if the tenant remains within the same dwelling unit subject to the lease; or “(II) is a victim of sexual assault, the sexual assault occurred on the premises during the 180-day period preceding the request for lease termination; and “(iii) provides a form of documentation consistent with the requirements outlined in subsection (c)(3).

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