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104 STAT. 4792 PUBLIC LAW 101-647—NOV. 29, 1990 Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990. Courts. Legal services. 42 USC 13001 note. Grant programs. SEC. 107. CORRECTION OF ERRONEOUS PREDICATE OFFENSE REF- ERENCE UNDER 18 U.S.C. 1956. Section 1956(c)(7)(D) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out "section 310 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 830) (relating to precursor and essential chemicals)" and inserting in lieu thereof "a felony violation of the Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act of 1988 (relating to precursor and essential chemicals)". SEC. 108. KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING. Section 1956(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) in paragraph (2) by inserting at the end the following: "For the purpose of the offense described in subparagraph (B), the defendant's knowledge may be established by proof that a law enforcement officer represented the matter specified in subparagraph (B) as true, and the defendant's subsequent statements or actions indicate that the defendant believed such representations to be true."; and (2) in paragraph (3) by striking "For purposes of this paragraph" and inserting "For purposes of this paragraph and paragraph (2)". . TITLE II—VICTIMS OF CHILD ABUSE ACT OF 1990 SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990". Subtitle A—Improving Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse Cases 42 USC 13001. SEC. 211. FINDINGS. The Congress finds that— (1) over 2,000,000 reports of suspected child abuse and neglect are made each year, and drug abuse is associated with a significant portion of these; (2) the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases is extremely complex, involving numerous agencies and dozens of personnel; (3) in such cases, too often the system does not pay sufficient attention to the needs and welfare of the child victim, aggravating the trauma that the child victim has already experienced; (4) multidisciplinary child abuse investigation and prosecution programs have been developed that increase the reporting of child abuse cases, reduce the trauma to the child victim, and increase the successful prosecution of child abuse offenders; and (5) such programs have proven effective, and with targeted Federal assistance, could be duplicated in many jurisdictions throughout the country.