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:||10/01/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.3668 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.