42 USC 15604 - Prison rape prevention and prosecution

(a) Information and assistance 

(1) National clearinghouse 
There is established within the National Institute of Corrections a national clearinghouse for the provision of information and assistance to Federal, State, and local authorities responsible for the prevention, investigation, and punishment of instances of prison rape.
(2) Training and education 
The National Institute of Corrections shall conduct periodic training and education programs for Federal, State, and local authorities responsible for the prevention, investigation, and punishment of instances of prison rape.
(b) Reports 


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(1) In general 
Not later than September 30 of each year, the National Institute of Corrections shall submit a report to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This report shall be available to the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
(2) Contents 
The report required under paragraph (1) shall summarize the activities of the Department of Justice regarding prison rape abatement for the preceding calendar year.
(c) Authorization of appropriations 
There are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2004 through 2010 to carry out this section.