[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 50 (Monday, March 16, 1998)]
[Page 12828]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-6723]



National Institute of Justice
RIN 1121-ZB02

National Institute of Justice Extension of Deadline for 
Solicitation for Evaluation of Victims of Crime Act State Compensation 
and Assistance Programs, 1998

AGENCY: Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice 
(NIJ), Justice.

ACTION: Extension of deadline for solicitation.


SUMMARY: Announcement of the deadline extension for the National 
Institute of Justice solicitation ``Evaluation of Victims of Crime Act 
State Compensation and Assistance Programs, 1998.''

DATES: The extended due date for receipt of proposals is close of 
business April 28, 1998.

ADDRESSES: National Institute of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW, 
Washington, DC 20531.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For a copy of the solicitation, please 
call NCJRS 1-800-851-3420. For general information about application 
procedures for solicitations, please call the U.S. Department of 
Justice Response Center 1-800-421-6770.



    This action is authorized under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe 
Streets Act of 1968, Sections 201-03, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3721-23 


    The National Institute of Justice is calling for proposals for an 
evaluation of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funded compensation and 
assistance programs. These programs have an overall goal of providing a 
seamless web of services and support to reduce the financial, physical, 
psychological, and emotional costs of victimization. One grant of 
$750,000 for a 30-month period, will be awarded to evaluate the 
effectiveness of these programs in meeting their goals and victim 
    Interested organizations should call the National Criminal Justice 
Reference Service (NCJRS) at 1-800-851-3420 to obtain a copy of 
Evaluation of Victims of Crime Act State Compensation and Assistance 
Programs (refer to document no. SL000242). For World Wide Web access, 
connect to either NIJ at


or the NCJRS Justice Information Center at


Jeremy Travis,
Director, National Institute of Justice.
[FR Doc. 98-6723 Filed 3-13-98; 8:45 am]