DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRATIONS
(Dollars in Thousands)

Account Last Year of Authorization Auth Level in Last Year of Authorization Appropriation in Last Year Authorized FY 2008 Enacted FY 2009 Enacted FY 2010 Requested Appropriation Authorization Citation
General Administration - S&E 2009 181,561 105,805 97,832 105,805 178,488 Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act of 2005 ("2005 Reauthorization"), Public Law 109-162
Detention Trustee 2009 1,858,509 1,295,319 1,225,920 1,295,319 1,438,663 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
National Drug Intelligence Center indef N/A 39,000 44,000 44,023 Sec. 8056, P.L. 103-139
               
Justice Information Sharing Technology 2009 204,152 80,000 85,540 80,000 123,617 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Health Care Fraud indef 1/ 1/ 1/ 1/   42 USC 1395i(k)(3)(A)
               
Law Enforcement Wireless Communications 2009 144,771 185,000 74,260 185,000 205,143 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Counterterrorism Fund 2003 35,000 0 0 0 0 21st Century Dept. of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act (P.L. 107-273)
Administrative Review & Appeals 2009 243,291 270,000 240,649 270,000 300,685 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
Office of the Inspector General 2009 81,922 75,681 70,603 75,681 84,368 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
U.S. Parole Commission 2009 12,711 12,570 11,462 12,570 12,859 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
National Security Division 3/ 3/ 0 73,373 83,789 87,938 3/
General Legal Activities              
Salaries & expenses 2009 764,526 804,007 745,549 804,007 875,097 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Vaccine Injury Compensation indef [4,058] N/A [6,833] [7,833] [7,833] 26 USC 9510
               
Office of Special Counsel - Anti-discrimination indef [6,929] N/A [4,568] 0   8 USC 1324b(c)  
               
Independent Counsel 1999 0 0 500 500 P.L. 103-270, Independent Counsel Reauthorization
              Act of 1994 (New Investigations)
  indef 9,500 N/A 9,500 0   On-going Investigations (P.L. 100-202, 101 Stat. 1329)
               
September 11th Victim Compensation indef oblig. level N/A 0 0 0 Sec. 404(b), P.L. 107-42, Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act, 2001
               
Antitrust Division - S&E 2009 162,488 157,788 147,819 157,788 163,170 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Offsetting Fee Collection (est.) indef such sums N/A (139,000) (157,788) (110,000) Fees Auth - Sec. 605, 1990 CJSJ Appropriations Act (P.L. 101-162)
               
U.S. Attorneys - Salaries and Expenses 2009 1,829,194 1,836,336 1,754,822 1,836,336 1,926,003 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
U.S. Trustees - S&E indef such sums N/A 209,763 217,416 224,488 28 USC 589a(a) and 1930(a)
Offsetting Fee Receipt (est.) indef indef N/A (189,000) (165,000) (267,000) 28 USC 589a(b) and 1930(a)
               
               
               
Foreign Claims Settlement Commission 2009 1,429 1,823 1,606 1,823 2,117 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
U.S. Marshals Service 2009 900,178 954,000 866,523 954,000 1,152,388 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
U.S. Marshals Service - S&E     950,000 864,219 950,000 1,138,388  
USMS Construction     4,000 2,304 4,000 14,000  
               
Fees & Expenses of Witnesses 2009 203,755 168,300 168,300 168,300 168,300 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
Community Relations Service 2009 10,977 9,873 9,794 9,873 11,479 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
Assets Forfeiture Fund Current Budget Authority 2009 22,000 20,990 20,990 20,990 20,990 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Assets Forfeiture Fund Permanent Oblig. Authority indef such sums N/A 1,198,789 1,281,410 1,289,590 28 USC 524(c)
               
Radiation Exposure Compensation - Trust Fund- (Mand) indef indef N/A 40,000 74,000 42,000 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2005, Sec. 122 (Title I, Div. B, P.L. 108-447)
               
Interagency Crime and Drug Enforcement 2009 744,593 515,000 497,935 515,000 537,507 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
               
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2009 6,480,608 7,301,191 6,657,689 7,301,191 7,861,537 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Federal Bureau of Investigation - S&E     7,147,700 6,493,489 7,147,700 7,718,741  
Construction     153,491 164,200 153,491 142,796  
Health Care Fraud indef indexed amt N/A indexed amt indexed amt   42 USC 1395i(k)(3)(B)
Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force     0 0 0    
               
Drug Enforcement Administration               
Drug Enforcement Administration - S&E 2009 1,930,462 1,939,084 1,857,569 1,939,084 2,014,682 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Construction   0 0 --- 0    
Diversion Control Fee (est.) indef 0 N/A 239,249 244,450 252,591 Fees Auth - Sec. 111(b), CJSJ Appropriations Act, 1993 (P.L. 102-395)
               
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives 2009 1,038,939 1,054,215 984,097 1,054,215 1,114,772 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Construction   0 0 23,500 0 6,000  
               
Federal Prison System 2009 5,698,292 6,171,561 5,423,160 6,171,561 6,076,575 2005 Reauthorization (P.L. 109-162)
Bureau of Prisons - S&E     5,595,754 5,050,440 5,595,754 5,979,831  
Buildings & Facilities     575,807 372,720 575,807 96,744  
Federal Prison Industries (Administrative Limitation) indef    N/A 2,328 2,328 2,700  
               
Office of Justice Programs              
Salaries & Expenses, including OAAM         151,000 160,218  
Justice Assistance Programs:              
Management & Administration 2009 132,226 0 10,904 N/A N/A  P.L. 109-162 
Nat'l Institute of Justice 1995 33,000 58,879 37,000 48,000 48,000 42 USC 3793(a)(2)
Bureau of Justice Statistics 1995 33,000 32,335 34,780 45,000 60,000 42 USC 3793(a)(1)
Missing Children 2013 such sums N/A 50,000 70,000 60,000 42 USC 5777(a)
RISS 2003 100,000 29,000 40,000 45,000 45,000 42 USC 3796h(d)
White Collar Crime 2006 8,885 8,885 0 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2006 (P.L. 109-108)
Victim Notification System 2009 5,000 12,000 9,400 12,000 12,000 42 USC 10603e( c)
Justice for All Act/DNA/Forensics 2008 0 2,820 2,820 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2008 (P.L. 110-161)
NIST/OLES   0 0 [705] [0] [0]  
Young Witness Assistance Program 2009 3,000 0 0 0 0 42 USC 3743(d)
               
Juvenile Justice Programs:              
Title II JJDPA-Juv Just & Delinq Prev              
Part A-M&A/Fed Effr 2007 such sums 703 658 0 0 42 USC 5671(a)(1)
Part B-Formula Grants 2007 such sums 78,978 74,260 75,000 75,000 (same as above)
Part D-Research, Eval/Training & TA (new) 2007 such sums 0 0 0 0 (same as above)
Subtotal, Prts A,B,D (2004)   0 79,681 74,918 75,000 75,000  
Part C-Juvenile Delinq. Block Grants (new) 2007 such sums 0 0 0 0 42 USC 5671(b)
Part E-Demonstrations (new) 2007 such sums 104,674 93,835 82,000 0 42 USC 5671(c)
Youth Mentoring 2009 80,000 80,000 70,000 80,000 80,000 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Title V - Incentive Grants for Local              
Delinquency Prevention 2008 such sums 61,100 61,100 62,000 62,000 42 USC 5784
Secure Our Schools 2009 30,000 16,000 15,040 16,000 16,000 42 USC 3797e
Juvenile Accountability Block Grants 2009 350,000 55,000 51,700 55,000 55,000 42 USC 3796ee-10(a) 
Childsafe Initiative 2006 987 987 0 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2006 (P.L. 109-108)
Community-Based Violence Prevention Initiative           25,000  
               
Victims of Child Abuse Act 2005 8,481 11,000 16,920 20,000 20,000  
Sec. 213-Reg Child Advocacy Ctr 2005 15,000     5,000   42 USC 13004(a)
Sec. 214-Local Child Advocacy Ctr 2005 15,000         (same as above)
Sec. 214a-Tech Assistance/Training 2005 15,000         42 USC 13004(b)
               
Weed and Seed 2009 such sums 25,000 32,100 25,000 25,000 42 USC 3712a 
               
Community Policing 2009  1,047,119 550,500 587,233 550,500 761,000 42 USC 3793(a)(11)(A)
               
Adam Walsh/Child Predator       15,608 18,000 18,000 P.L. 109-248
               
Violence Against Women              
Law Enforcement and Prosecution/Grants to Combat Violence Against Women (STOP) 2011 225,000 N/A 183,800 190,000 190,000 42 USC 3793(a)(18)
Encouraging Arrest Policies 2011 75,000 N/A 59,220 60,000 60,000 42 USC 3793(a)(19)
Rural Domestic Violence 2011 55,000 N/A 40,420 41,000 41,000 42 USC 13971(e)
Training Programs 2011 5,000 N/A 3,290 3,500 3,500 42 USC 13941(c)
Stalker Program 2011 3,000 N/A 2,820 3,000 3,000 42 USC 14032 
Safe Havens 2011 20,000 N/A 13,630 14,000 14,000 42 USC 10420(e)
Educating & Training VAWA w/Disabilities 2011 10,000 N/A 6,580 6,750 6,750 42 USC 3796gg-7(e)
Legal Assistance for Victims Program 2011 65,000 N/A 36,660 37,000 37,000 42 USC 3796gg-6(f)(1)
Violence on College Campuses 2011 15,000 N/A 9,400 9,500 9,500 42 USC 14045b(e)
Training Grants (Elder) Program 2011 10,000 N/A 4,230 4,250 4,250 42 USC 14041b
Transitional Housing 2011 40,000 N/A [17,390] [18,000] [18,000] 42 USC 13975(g)(1)
               
Sexual Assault Victims Assistance 2011 50,000 N/A 9,400 12,000 12,000 42 USC 14043g(f)1
Engaging Men and Youth in Prevention 2011 10,000 N/A 2,820 3,000 3,000 42 USC 14043d-4(b)
Services to Advocate and Respond to Youth 2011 15,000 N/A 2,820 3,500 3,500 42 USC 14043c(f)
Grants to Assist Children and Youth Exposed to Violence 2011 20,000 N/A 2,820 3,000 3,000 42 USC 14043d-2(b)
Court Training Improvements program 2011 5,000 N/A 2,820 3,000 3,000 42 USC 14043a-3(a)
National Resources Center on Workplace Responses 2011 1,000 N/A 940 1,000 1,000 42 USC 14043f(e)
    0          
Research on Violence Against Indian Women 2008 1,000 940 940 1,000 1,000 42 USC 3796gg-10 (note)
National Tribal Sex Offender Registry/Tracking of Violence Against Indian Women 2011 1,000 N/A 940 1,000 1,000 28 USC 534 (note)
Research and Evaluation of Violence Against Indian Women (NIJ) 0 0 0 [1,880] [1,880] [3,000]  
Safe Start Program           [10,000] 42 U.S.C. 5665 
               
Victims of Child Abuse              
Court-Appt Special Adv 2011 12,000 N/A 13,160 15,000 15,000 42 USC 13014(a) 
Training for Judicial Personnel 2005 2,300 0 2,350 2,500 2,500 42 USC 13024(a) 
Grants for Televised Testimony 2005 1,000 0 940 1,000   42 USC 3793(a)(7)
               
State and Local Law Enforcement              
Hate Crimes Training & TA 2005 987 0 0 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2005 (P.L. 108-447)
USA Freedom Corps 2005 2,467 0 0 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2005 (P.L. 108-447)
Offender Re-Entry 4/ 2010 55,000 N/A 11,750     Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2008 (P.L. 110-161)
2nd Chance Act 4/ 2009   25,000   25,000 100,000 42 USC 3797w(o)
State and Local Gun Violence Prosecution Assistance/Gun Violence Reduction 4/ 2009 15,000 15,000 20,000 15,000 15,000 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Southwest Border Prosecutor 2009 31,000 31,000 30,080 31,000 30,000 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Bulletproof Vest Partnership 4/ 2012 50,000 N/A 25,850 23,500 25,000 42 USC 3793(a)(23)
Police Corps 2005 90,000 90,000 0 0 0 42 USC 14101
Criminal Records Upgrades 4/ 2007 250,000 9,873 9,400 10,000 10,000 42 USC 14601(e)(1)-$250 mil. auth. for FY07/joint for several programs; see also line below (CITA)
Crime Identification Technology Assistance   0 0 0 0   see line above (Criminal Records Upgrades)
Paul Coverdell Grants 4/ 2009 20,000 25,000 18,800 25,000 35,000 42 USC 3793(a)(24)
State Criminal Alien Assistance 2011 950,000 N/A 410,000 400,000 0 8 USC 1231(i)(5)
Prison Rape Prevention and Prosecution 2010 40,000 N/A 17,860 12,500 12,500 42 USC 15605(g)(1)
Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) 2012 1,095,000 N/A 170,433 546,000 519,000 42 USC 3758
Boys and Girls Clubs 2010 95,000 N/A 0 0 0 42 USC 13751 note(d)
State and Local Antiterrorism Training (SLATT) 2009 2,000 [2,000] [2,000] [2,000] [2,000] Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Byrne Discretionary Grants 2009 178,500 178,500 187,513 178,500 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Prescription Drug Monitoring 2006 7,050 7,404 7,050 7,000 7,000 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2006 (P.L. 109-108)
Indian Programs           25,000  
Tribal Courts 2004 such sums 7,898 8,630 9,000 TBD 25 USC 3681(d)
Alcohol and Substance Abuse 2009 6,000 6,000 5,180 6,000 TBD Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Indian Prison Grants 2000 2,753 5,000 8,630 10,000 TBD 42 USC 13708(a)
Telemarketing Fraud 2000 2,500 1,995 0 0 0 P.L. 103-322, sec. 250005(3)
DNA/Crime Lab Initiative 4/ 2014 151,000 N/A 152,272 156,000 151,000 42 USC 14135(a)
Kirk Bloodsworth post-conviction DNA testing 4/ 2009 5,000 [5,000] [4,881] [5,000]   42 USC 14136e(b)
DNA Backlog Grant program (Debbie Smith) 4/ 2014 151,000 N/A [147,391] [151,000]   42 USC 14135(j)
Missing Alzheimer's Program 1999 900 898 940 2,000 0 42 USC 14181(d)(3)
Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention 1998 1,800 0 0 0 0 42 USC 14171(h)
Law Enforcement Family Support 2000 7,500 0 0 0 0 42 USC 3793(a)(21)
Cannabis Eradication Program 2007 4,936 4,936 0 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2006 (P.L. 109-108)
Gang Prevention and Enforcement 2010 20,000 N/A 0 0 0 42 USC 13921(b)
Capital Litigation Improvement Grants 2009 75,000 5,500 2,500 5,500 5,500 42 USC 14163e
Drug Courts 2008 70,000 15,200 15,200 40,000 0 42 USC 37939(a)(25)(A)(v)
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment 2000 72,000 61,677 9,400 10,000 30,000 42 USC 3793(a)(17)(E)
Victims of Trafficking 2011 7,000 N/A 9,400 10,000 10,000 42 USC 14044c(d)
Victims of Trafficking Statistics 2011 2,500 N/A 0 0 0 42 USC 14044( c)
Combating Domestic Trafficking of Persons 2011 20,000 N/A 9,400 10,000 10,000 42 USC 14044c(d)
Law Enforcement Tribute Act 2009 3,000 0 0 0 0 42 USC 15208(i)
Sex Offender Management Assistance (SOMA) 4/ 2009 such sums 5,000 4,162 5,000 0 42 USC 16926(d)
National Sex Offender Public Registry 4/ 2008 850 850 850 1,000 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2008 (P.L. 110-161)
Mentally Ill Offender Public Registry/Mental Health Courts 2014 50,000 N/A 6,500 10,000 0 42 USC 3797aa(i)
Northern Border Prosecutor Grants 2009 3,000 3,000 2,820 3,000 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Byrne Competitive Grants 2009 30,000 30,000 16,000 30,000 30,000 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
Presidential Candidate Nominating Conventions for 2008 2008 100,000 100,000 100,000 0 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2008 (P.L. 110-161)
Problem-Solving Courts           59,000  
Economic, High-tech, Cybercrime Prevention 2009 18,000 18,000   18,000 0 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
National Instant Background Check System (NICS)         10,000    
               
Public Safety Officers' Benefits              
Death Benefits indef such sums N/A 66,000 110,000 60,000 42 USC 3793(a)(4)
Disability Benefits indef such sums N/A 4,854 5,000 5,000 (same as above)
Public Safety Officer Dependents Asst. indef such sums N/A 3,980 4,100 4,100 42 USC 3793(a)(4) & 42 USC 3796d-7
               
Crime Victims Fund indef indef N/A 590,000 635,000 700,000 42 USC 10601 et seq.
               
Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) 2009 25,000 [25,000] [25,000] [25,000] [25,000] Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8, Div. B, Title II)
               
Training - Probation & Parole Officers 2011 5,000 N/A 3,290 3,500 3,500 42 USC 13941
               
1/  The amount is subject to negotiation between the Attorney General and Secretary for Health and Human Services.
2/  Number includes total appropriation, including $4 million transfer from DHS Immigration Examinations Fee.
3/  The National Security Division was established by Section 506(b)(1), P.L. 109-177, and received appropriations in FY 2007 and 2008. However, there have not been any authorizations of appropriations for the National Security Division.
4/  In FY08 and FY09, Congress appropriated $587,233,000 and $550,500,000 respectively, under the heading "Community Oriented Policing Services." Funds under such heading were transferred under the requirements of the appropriations acts, to the Office of Justice Programs for the administration of these specific programs. An OJP component is the properly authorized administering agency of each of these programs, as referenced by this footnote. OJP administers each of these programs upon the authority granted to it by an underlying authorizing statute and/or delegation of the Attorney General.
5/  In FY08, funding for the Secure Our Schools program was appropriated to the Office of Justice Programs but sent to the COPS Office for administration. In FY09, legislation appropriates $16M for this program to COPS; and in FY10 COPS is requesting funding for this program.
6/  The FBI S&E request for FY 2010 includes $101,066,000 for Overseas Contingency Operations.
  NOTE: This chart generally references the authorization of appropriations, not the Acts authorizing operation of specific programs.