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Legislation #: 100386 Introduction Date: 5/6/2010
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/23/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing and requesting the Mayor to submit a grant application under the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women in the amount of $236,090.00 for a Court Training and Improvement Program for the Kansas City, Missouri Domestic Violence Court and Kansas City, Missouri Domestic Violence Victims Assistance Program. .

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/4/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/6/2010 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
5/12/2010 Immediate Adoption
5/13/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100386

 

Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women in the amount of $236,090.00 for a Court Training and Improvement Program for the Kansas City, Missouri Domestic Violence Court and Kansas City, Missouri Domestic Violence Victims Assistance Program.

WHEREAS, the Court Training and Improvement Program, created by the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA) recognizes that judicial education and specialized court processes play an integral role in an effective response to the crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking; and

WHEREAS, Kansas City, Missouri, is an eligible applicant under the VAWA rules and regulations; and

WHEREAS, there is a sufficient number of citizens of Kansas City, Missouri, who are victims of domestic violence who could benefit from the Court Training and Improvement Program; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of Kansas City, Missouri, and its citizens to apply for a grant from the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, to secure assistance for its less fortunate citizens who have suffered physical or mental injury through acts which are in violation of criminal law; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY

That the Mayor is authorized to submit a grant application to the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women in the amount of $236,090.00 for a Court Training and Improvement Program for the Kansas City, Missouri Domestic Violence Court and Kansas City, Missouri Domestic Violence Victims Assistance Program.

 

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