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Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Vera Institute of Justice.

1 recipient will receive $592,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 208
Description: The Vera Institute of Justice, through its State Sentencing and Corrections Program, proposes to help state policymakers and agencies to tackle problems, providing objective knowledge and strategic counsel that encourages better informed choices of safe, smart and cost effective reforms that work. Vera will gather state officials at national seminars to learn about promising strategies and develop appropriate responses to urgent criminal justice issues. Vera will extend the lessons of such meetings to the field through follow up publications. Vera will also provide on-site technical assistance to officials contemplating or undertaking reforms.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Vera Institute of Justice Inc (73299836) $592 Non-Profit
233 Broadway
12th Floor
New York, NY
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $600,000 for the Vera Institute of Justice;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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