Summary: H.R.638 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/23/2007)

Violent Crime Reduction Act of 2007 - Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to: (1) authorize the Attorney General to designate certain areas in states with a high level of gang crime activity as high-intensity interstate gang activity areas and provide assistance to such areas; (2) provide for community-based justice grants to state and local prosecutors to hire additional prosecutors to process more violent crime cases and to fund technology, equipment, and training for prosecutors and law enforcement officials; and (3) require the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs to award grants to establish state-wide databases to track criminals, arrests, prosecutions, and convictions.