All Information (Except Text) for S.3668 - Crime Victims with Disabilities Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 10/01/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/01/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Crime Victims with Disabilities Act of 2008
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to create a grant program for collaboration programs that ensure coordination among criminal justice agencies, adult protective services agencies, victim assistance programs, and other agencies or organizations providing services to individuals with disabilities in the investigation and response to abuse of or crimes committed against such individuals.
Actions Overview (1)
|10/01/2008||Introduced in Senate|
10/01/2008 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (2)
|10/01/2008||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S10326-10328)|
Action By: Senate
|10/01/2008||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S10326)|
Action By: Senate
10/01/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S10326-10328)
10/01/2008 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S10326)
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|Senate Judiciary||10/01/2008||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (10/01/2008)
Crime Victims with Disabilities Act of 2008 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to states, local governments, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations to plan for or implement a collaboration program to investigate and remediate abuse of or crimes committed against individuals with disabilities and to provide services to such individuals. Requires the Attorney General to establish a national center to evaluate the effectiveness of such programs.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) establish a national interdisciplinary advisory council to develop a methodology for collecting data on violence against people with developmental and related disabilities; and (2) award grants to collect such data.