Summary: S.1071 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/23/2015)

Fairness for Victims of Crime Act of 2015

Amends the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to require that, on and after October 1, 2015: (1) the amount available for expenditure from the Crime Victims Fund for a fiscal year shall be equal to the entire amount in the Fund; and (2) the difference between the amount Congress makes available for expenditure from the Fund for a fiscal year and the average of the annual sums deposited in the Fund during the fiscal years that are four years, three years, and two years prior to the current one shall not count for purposes of scorekeeping under rule 3 of the Budget Scorekeeping Guidelines set forth in the joint explanatory statement of the committee of conference accompanying Conference Report 105-217.