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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2174


PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

(B) consult with the heads of Federal law enforcement agencies that have responsibilities affecting victims of Federal crimes; (C) coordinate victim services provided by the Federal Government with victim services offered by other public agencies and nonprofit organizations; and (D) perform such other functions related to the purposes of this title as the Attorney General may aissign. (4) The Attorney General may reimburse other instrumentalities of the Federal Government and contract for the performance of functions authorized under this subsection, (d) As used in this section— (1) the term "State" includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and, except for the purposes of paragraphs (3)(A) and (4) of subsection (a) of this section, any other territory or possession of the United States; and (2) the term "services to victims of crime" includes— (A) crises intervention services; (B) providing, in an emergency, transportation to court, short-term child care services, and temporary housing and security measures; (C) assistance in participating in criminal justice proceedings; and (D) payment of all reasonable costs for a forensic medical examination of a crime victim, to the extent that such costs are otherwise not reimbursed or paid; (3) the term "services to victims of Federal crime" means services to victims of crime with respect to Federal crime, and includes— (A) training of law enforcement personnel in the delivery of services to victims of Federal crime; (B) preparation, publication, and distribution of informational materials— (i) setting forth services offered to victims of crime; and (ii) concerning services to victims of Federal crime for use by Federal law enforcement personnel; and (C) salaries of personnel who provide services to victims of crime, to the extent that such personnel provide such services; (4) the term "crises intervention services" means counseling to provide emotional support in crises arising from the occurrence of crime; and (5) the term "chief executive" includes a person designated by a chief executive to perform the functions of the chief executive under this section. PENALTY ASSESSMENT

SEC. 1405. (a) Chapter 201 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end the following: 18 USC 3013.

"§ 3013. Special assessment on convicted persons "(a) The court shall assess on any person convicted of an offense against the United States— "(1) in the case of a misdemeanor—