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110 STAT. 1321-15 PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 "Subtitle A—Violent Offender Incarceration and Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive Grants 42 USC 13701. "SEC. 20101. DEFmiTIONS. "Unless otherwise provided, for purposes of this subtitle— "(1) the term 'indeterminate sentencing' means a system by which— "(A) the court may impose a sentence of a range defined by statute; and "(B) an administrative agency, generally the parole board, or the court, controls release within the statutory range; "(2) the term 'part 1 violent crime' means murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault as reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for purposes of the Uniform Crime Reports; and "(3) the term 'State' means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. 42 USC 13702. "SEC. 20102. AUTHORIZATION OF GRANTS. "(a) IN GENERAL.—The Attorney General shall provide Violent Offender Incarceration grants under section 20103 and Truth-in- Sentencing Incentive grants under section 20104 to eligible States— "(1) to build or expand correctional facilities to increase the bed capacity for the confinement of persons convicted of a part 1 violent crime or adjudicated delinquent for an act which if committed by an adult, would be a part 1 violent crime; "(2) to build or expand temporary or permanent correctional facilities, including facilities on military bases, prison barges, and boot camps, for the confinement of convicted nonviolent offenders and criminal aliens, for the purpose of freeing suitable existing prison space for the confinement of persons convicted of a part 1 violent crime; and "(3) to build or expand jails. "(b) REGIONAL COMPACTS.— "(1) IN GENERAL.— Subject to paragraph (2), States may enter into regional compacts to carry out this subtitle. Such compacts shall be treated as States under this subtitle. "(2) REQUIREMENT. — To be recognized as a regional compact for eligibility for a grant under section 20103 or 20104, each member State must be eligible individually. "(3) LIMITATION ON RECEIPT OF FUNDS.— No State may receive a grant under this subtitle both individually and as part of a compact. "(c) APPLICABILITY. —Notwithstanding the eligibility requirements of section 20104, a State that certifies to the Attorney General that, as of the date of enactment of the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 1996, such State has enacted legislation in reliance on subtitle A of title II of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, as enacted on September 13, 1994, and would in fact qualify under those provisions, shall be eligible