U.S Code last checked for updates: May 29, 2024
§ 7113.
Accountability
(a)
In general
For fiscal year 2013, and each fiscal year thereafter, all grants awarded by the Attorney General under this title or an Act amended by this title shall be subject to the following accountability provisions:
(1)
Audit requirement
(A)
Definition
(B)
Requirement
(C)
Mandatory exclusion
(D)
Priority
(E)
Reimbursement
If an entity is awarded grant funds under this title or an Act amended by this title during the 2-fiscal-year period during which the entity is barred from receiving grants under subparagraph (C), the Attorney General shall—
(i)
deposit an amount equal to the amount of the grant funds that were improperly awarded to the grantee into the General Fund of the Treasury; and
(ii)
seek to recoup the costs of the repayment to the fund from the grant recipient that was erroneously awarded grant funds.
(2)
Nonprofit organization requirements
(A)
Definition
(B)
Prohibition
(C)
Disclosure
(3)
Conference expenditures
(A)
Limitation
(B)
Written approval
(C)
Report
(4)
Annual certification
Beginning in the first fiscal year beginning after March 7, 2013, the Attorney General shall submit, to the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate and the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives, an annual certification indicating whether—
(A)
all audits issued by the Office of the Inspector General under paragraph (1) have been completed and reviewed by the appropriate Assistant Attorney General or Director;
(B)
all mandatory exclusions required under paragraph (1)(C) have been issued;
(C)
all reimbursements required under paragraph (1)(E) have been made; and
(D)
includes a list of any grant recipients excluded under paragraph (1) from the previous year.
(b)
Application to additional grants
For purposes of subsection (a), for fiscal year 2018, and each fiscal year thereafter, the term “grant awarded by the Attorney General under this title or an Act amended by this title” includes a grant under any of the following:
(2)
The program under section 20709c of title 34.
(Pub. L. 113–4, title XII, § 1236, Mar. 7, 2013, 127 Stat. 147; Pub. L. 115–393, title VI, § 601, Dec. 21, 2018, 132 Stat. 5278.)
cite as: 22 USC 7113