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PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 110 STAT. 1245 at the location described in subparagraph (A) to replace the building described in the paragraph, the new Federal building shall be known as the "Cartney McRaven Child Development Center". (2) REFERENCES.— Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to a Federal building referred to in paragraph (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to the "Cartney McRaven Child Development Center". (d) EFFECTIVE DATE. —This section and the amendments made by this section shall take effect 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act. SEC. 234. CRIME VICTIMS FUND. (a) PROHIBITION OF PAYMENTS TO DELINQUENT CRIMINAL DEBTORS BY STATE CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAMS. — (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 1403(b) of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10602(b)) is amended— (A) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (7); (B) by redesignating paragraph (8) as paragraph (9); and (C) by inserting after paragraph (7) the following new paragraph: "(8) such program does not provide compensation to any person who has been convicted of an offense under Federal law with respect to any time period during which the person is delinquent in paying a fine, other monetary penalty, or restitution imposed for the offense; and". (2) APPLICATION OF AMENDMENT.— Section 1403(b)(8) of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984, as added by paragraph (1) of this section, shall not be applied to deny victims compensation to any person until the date on which the Attorney General, in consultation with the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, issues a written determination that a cost-effective, readily available criminal debt payment tracking system operated by the agency responsible for the collection of criminal debt has established cost-effective, readily available communications links with entities that administer Federal victim compensation programs that are sufficient to ensure that victim compensation is not denied to any person except as authorized by law. (b) EXCLUSION FROM INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF MEANS TESTS. — Section 1403 of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10602) is amended by inserting after subsection (b) the following new subsection: " (c) EXCLUSION FROM INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF MEANS TESTS. —Notwithstanding any other law, for the purpose of any maximum allowed income eligibility requirement in any Federal, State, or local government program using Federal funds that provides medical or other assistance (or payment or reimbursement of the cost of such assistance) that becomes necessary to an applicant for such assistance in full or in part because of the commission of a crime against the applicant, as determined by the Director, any amount of crime victim compensation that the applicant receives through a crime victim compensation program under this section shall not be included in the income of the applicant until the total amount of assistance that the applicant 42 USC 10602 note. 42 USC 10602 note.