International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program
The Office of Justice Programs (``OJP'') is finalizing the following regulation with minor modifications as a result of comments concerning the original notice of proposed rulemaking published at 70 FR 49518-49525, on August 24, 2005. This regulation implements provisions of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (the ``VOCA'') (42 U.S.C. 10601 et seq.), which authorize the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime (``OVC''), a component of OJP, to establish an International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (hereinafter referred to as the ``ITVERP'') to reimburse eligible ``direct'' victims of acts of international terrorism that occur outside the United States for ``expenses associated with that victimization.''