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110 STAT. 2138 PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 of hsirdship or if the family includes an individual who has been battered or subjected to extreme cruelty, "(ii) LIMITATION. —The number of famiHes with respect to which an exemption made by a State under clause (i) is in effect for a fiscal year shall not exceed 20 percent of the average monthly number of families to which assistance is provided under the State program funded under this part. "(iii) BATTERED OR SUBJECT TO EXTREME CRUELTY DEFINED. —For purposes of clause (i), an individual has been battered or subjected to extreme cruelty if the individual has been subjected to— "(I) physical acts that resulted in, or threatened to result in, physical injury to the individual; " (II) sexual abuse; "(III) sexual activity involving a dependent child; "(IV) being forced as the caretaker relative of a dependent child to engage in nonconsensual sexued acts or activities; "(V) threats of, or attempts at, physical or sexual abuse; "(VI) mental abuse; or "(VII) neglect or deprivation of medical care. " (D) DISREGARD OF MONTHS OF ASSISTANCE RECEIVED BY ADULT WHILE LIVING ON AN INDIAN RESERVATION OR IN AN ALASKAN NATIVE VILLAGE WITH 50 PERCENT UNEMPLOYMENT.—In determining the number of months for which an adult has received assistance under the State program funded under this part, the State shall disregard any month during which the adult lived on an Indian reservation or in an Alaskgin Native village if, during the month— "(i) at least 1,000 individuals were living on the reservation or in the village; and "(ii) at least 50 percent of the adults living on the reservation or in the village were unemployed. "(E) RULE OF INTERPRETATION. —Subparagraph (A) shall not be interpreted to require any State to provide assistance to any individual for any period of time under the State program funded under this part. "(F) RULE OF INTERPRETATION.—Th is part shall not be interpreted to prohibit any State from expending State funds not originating with the Federal Government on benefits for children or families that have become ineligible for assistance under the State program funded under this part by reason of subparagraph (A). \8) DENIAL OF ASSISTANCE FOR lo YEARS TO A PERSON FOUND TO HAVE FRAUDULENTLY MISREPRESENTED RESIDENCE IN ORDER TO OBTAIN ASSISTANCE IN 2 OR MORE STATES. —A State to which a grant is made under section 403 shall not use any part of the grant to provide cash assistance to an individual during the 10-year period that begins on the date the individual is convicted in Federal or State court of having made a fraudulent statement or representation with respect to the place of residence of the individual in order to receive assistance simultaneously from 2 or more States under pro-