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Biden to sign bill boosting Crime Victims Fund

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WASHINGTON - A long-sought-after boost to the Crime Victims Fund will be signed into law Thursday, shoring up funding for an institution that dates back nearly 40 years.When President Joe Biden signs H.R.

1652, revenues collected from deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements can be deposited into the Crime Victims Fund.

Previously, those revenues were placed into the general fund of the Treasury Department.The fund was established in 1984 by the Victims of Crimes Act (VOCA).

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