[113th Congress Public Law 163]
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Public Law 113-163
113th Congress

                                 An Act

     To reauthorize subtitle A of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 
               1990. <<NOTE: Aug. 8, 2014 -  [S. 1799]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Victims of Child 
Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013. 42 USC 130001 note.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``Victims of Child Abuse Act 
Reauthorization Act of 2013''.

    (a) Reauthorization.--Section 214B of the Victims of Child Abuse Act 
of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13004) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``fiscal years 2004 and 
        2005'' and inserting ``fiscal years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 
        2018''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``fiscal years 2004 and 
        2005'' and inserting ``fiscal years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 

    (b) Accountability.--Subtitle A of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 
1990 (42 U.S.C. 13001 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
``SEC. 214C. <<NOTE: 42 USC 130005.>>  ACCOUNTABILITY.

    ``All grants <<NOTE: Grants.>>  awarded by the Administrator under 
this subtitle shall be subject to the following accountability 
            ``(1) Audit requirement.--
                    ``(A) Definition.--In this paragraph, the term 
                `unresolved audit finding' means a finding in the final 
                audit report of the Inspector General of the Department 
                of Justice that the audited grantee has utilized grant 
                funds for an unauthorized expenditure or otherwise 
                unallowable cost that is not closed or resolved within 
                12 months from the date when the final audit report is 
                issued and any appeal has been completed.
                    ``(B) Audit.--The Inspector General of the 
                Department of Justice shall conduct audits of recipients 
                of grants under this subtitle to prevent waste, fraud, 
                and abuse of funds by 
                grantees. <<NOTE: Determination.>>  The Inspector 
                General shall determine the appropriate number of 
                grantees to be audited each year.
                    ``(C) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  Mandatory exclusion.--
                A recipient of grant funds under this subtitle that is 
                found to have an unresolved audit finding shall not be 
                eligible to receive grant funds under this subtitle 
                during the following 2 fiscal years.

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                    ``(D) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  Priority.--In awarding 
                grants under this subtitle, the Administrator shall give 
                priority to eligible entities that did not have an 
                unresolved audit finding during the 3 fiscal years prior 
                to submitting an application for a grant under this 
                    ``(E) Reimbursement.--If an entity is awarded grant 
                funds under this subtitle during the 2-fiscal-year 
                period in which the entity is barred from receiving 
                grants under paragraph (2), the Administrator shall--
                          ``(i) deposit an amount equal to the grant 
                      funds that were improperly awarded to the grantee 
                      into the General Fund of the Treasury; and
                          ``(ii) seek to recoup the costs of the 
                      repayment to the fund from the grant recipient 
                      that was erroneously awarded grant funds.
            ``(2) Nonprofit organization requirements.--
                    ``(A) Definition.--For purposes of this paragraph, 
                the term `nonprofit organization' means an organization 
                that is described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal 
                Revenue Code of 1986 and is exempt from taxation under 
                section 501(a) of such Code.
                    ``(B) Prohibition.--The Administrator may not award 
                a grant under any grant program described in this 
                subtitle to a nonprofit organization that holds money in 
                offshore accounts for the purpose of avoiding paying the 
                tax described in section 511(a) of the Internal Revenue 
                Code of 1986.
                    ``(C) Disclosure.--Each nonprofit organization that 
                is awarded a grant under this subtitle and uses the 
                procedures prescribed in regulations to create a 
                rebuttable presumption of reasonableness for the 
                compensation of its officers, directors, trustees and 
                key employees, shall disclose to the Administrator, in 
                the application for the grant, the process for 
                determining such compensation, including the independent 
                persons involved in reviewing and approving such 
                compensation, the comparability data used, and 
                contemporaneous substantiation of the deliberation and 
                decision. <<NOTE: Public information.>>  Upon request, 
                the Administrator shall make the information disclosed 
                under this subparagraph available for public inspection.
            ``(3) Conference expenditures.--
                    ``(A) Limitation.--No amounts authorized to be 
                appropriated to the Department of Justice under this 
                subtitle may be used by the Administrator, or by any 
                individual or organization awarded discretionary funds 
                through a cooperative agreement under this Act, to host 
                or support any expenditure for conferences that uses 
                more than $20,000 in Department funds, unless the Deputy 
                Attorney General or such Assistant Attorney Generals, 
                Directors, or principal deputies as the Deputy Attorney 
                General may designate, including the Administrator, 
                provides prior written authorization through an award 
                process or subsequent application that the funds may be 
                expended to host a conference.
                    ``(B) <<NOTE: Cost estimate.>>  Written approval.--
                Written approval under subparagraph (A) shall include a 
                written estimate of all costs associated with the 
                conference, including the cost

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                of all food and beverages, audiovisual equipment, 
                honoraria for speakers, and any entertainment.
                    ``(C) Report.--The Deputy Attorney General shall 
                submit an annual report to the Committee on the 
                Judiciary of the Senate and the Committee on the 
                Judiciary of the House of Representatives on all 
                approved conference expenditures referenced in this 

    Section 1402(d)(3) of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 
10601(d)(3)) is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``(A)'' before ``Of the sums''; and
            (2) by striking ``available for the United States Attorneys 
        Offices'' and all that follows and inserting the following: 
        ``available only for--
                          ``(i) the United States Attorneys Offices and 
                      the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide and 
                      improve services for the benefit of crime victims 
                      in the Federal criminal justice system (as 
                      described in 3771 of title 18, United States Code, 
                      and section 503 of the Victims' Rights and 
                      Restitution Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 10607)) through 
                      victim coordinators, victims' specialists, and 
                      advocates, including for the administrative 
                      support of victim coordinators and advocates 
                      providing such services; and
                          ``(ii) a Victim Notification System.
                    ``(B) Amounts made available under subparagraph (A) 
                may not be used for any purpose that is not specified in 
                clause (i) or (ii) of subparagraph (A).''.

    Approved August 8, 2014.


            June 26, considered and passed Senate.
            July 28, considered and passed House.