U.S Code last checked for updates: Aug 18, 2022
§ 40302.
Funding for improvement of criminal records
Grants for the improvement of criminal records
The Attorney General, through the Bureau of Justice Statistics, shall, subject to appropriations and with preference to States that, as of March 23, 2018, have the lowest percent currency of case dispositions in computerized criminal history files and that will utilize funding under this subsection to prioritize the identification and transmittal of felony conviction records and domestic violence records, make a grant to each State to be used—
for the creation of a computerized criminal history record system or improvement of an existing system;
to improve accessibility to the national instant criminal background system;
to assist the State in the transmittal of criminal records to the national system; and
to establish and achieve compliance with an implementation plan under section 40917 of this title.
Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated for grants under paragraph (1) a total of $200,000,000 for fiscal year 1994 and all fiscal years thereafter.

(Pub. L. 103–159, title I, § 106(b), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1544; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXI, § 210603(b), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2074; Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 603(i)(1), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3504; Pub. L. 115–141, div. S, title VI, § 604(b), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1136.)
cite as: 34 USC 40302