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  Agency Name: (011) Department of Justice
  Week End Date: 05/08/09
No. Angency/Bureau TAFS Sub-Account Code (OPTIONAL) Total Obligations Total Gross Outlays
1 (011-21) Department of Justice: Office of Justice Programs (15-0402 2009 \ 2010) State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance - Recovery Act   $638,600,259 $26,501,301
2 (011-XX) Department of Justice - No Specific Bureau (15-0411 2009 \ 2010) Violence against Women Prevention and Prosecution Programs - Recovery Act   $540,940 0
3 (011-XX) Department of Justice - No Specific Bureau (15-0412 2009 \ 2010) Community Oriented Policing Services - Recovery Act   $412,329 $15,128
4 (011-14) Department of Justice: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (15-0699 2009 \ 2010) Salaries and Expenses - Recovery Act   $925,160 0
5 (011-XX) Department of Justice - No Specific Bureau (15-0326 2009 \ 2013) Office of the Inspector General - Recovery Act   0 0

No. Financial and Activity Report (sheet 2 of 2)
Major Completed Actions (Short bulleted list of the major actions taken to date) Major Planned Actions (Short bulleted list of the major planned actions)
1 Office of Justice Programs (OJP) 15_0402: 1) On 5/8/09, staff members from the Office of Audit, Assessment and Management (OAAM), Office of the CFO, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) participated in a conference call with members from the GAO Recovery Act state review teams. They discussed possible risk indicators that GAO could use to pick the sample of local Recovery Act grant recipients. 2) On 5/6/09, the Director of OAAM and the Finance Director for the Justice Management Division attended an Association of Government Accountants meeting in Baltimore on the subject of the Recovery Act. They met with accountants from local jurisdictions to answer questions about Recovery Act funding and reporting requirements. 3) As of 5/7/09, OJP had received over 1,000 applications for Recovery Act local Byrne/JAG awards. 4) BJA facilitated a linkage between the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (Board) and the National White Collar Crime Center that will permit the Board to have access to the Internet OJP 15_0402: 1) OJP will continue to make Byrne/JAG state and local awards during the week of 5/11/09. 2) The National Institute of Justice limited competition solicitation for Law Enforcement Technology, Research and Development closes on 5/15/09.
  OJP) 15_0402 (continued): Crime Complaint Center. This access will assist the Board in tracking and identifying potential Recovery Act fraud and abuse via the internet. 5) On 5/6/09 OJP made 12 local Byrne/JAG awards totaling $2,996,137. 6) On 5/6/09 the peer review process started for the BJA Combating Criminal Narcotic Activity stemming from the Southern Border of the Untied States and the Rural Law Enforcement solicitations. 7) The BJA Tribal Construction solicitation closed on 5/4/09, receiving 46 applications. 8) The Bureau of Justice Statistics solicitation for the Tribal Crime Data Collection Analysis and Estimation Project received 15 applications. 9) On 5/4/09, the Deputy Associate Attorney General, the OJP Deputy Assistant Attorney General, the Director of OAAM, and a procurement officer from the Justice Management Division met with Don Salo, Assistant Director, Procurement Compliance, at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board to discuss the Board's work concerning Recovery Act contracts.  
2 Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) 15_0411: 1) OVW will potentially have 44 RA STOP Formula Grants, totaling more than $1,000,000.00, and two (2) RA State Coalitions awards, totaling more than $155,000, ready for the Vice President to announce on Friday, May 15. A list of potential awards and funding levels is provided at the end of this message. 2) OVW continues internal processing for all five RA grant programs. This includes reviewing application scores, determining funding recommendations to present to the Acting Director, reviewing budgets and identifying high risk grantees. OVW 15_0411: 1)The RA Tribal Governments and Transitional Housing grant programs are scheduled to propose funding recommendations to the Acting Director the week of May 11 - 15. Once funding recommendations are approved, OVW staff will begin submitting budgets to the Office of the Comptroller (OC) for review and approval. 2) OVW continues to process STOP Formula and State Coalitions awards.
3 Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) 15_0412: 1) The COPS Office continues to review and evaluate CHRP applications to identify potential data errors. As of 5/8/09, the first round of data verification has been completed and 97% of the issues identified in the second round have been resolved. 2) COPS Office staff met with city officials from Tulsa, Oklahoma to brief them on the CHRP Program. 3) As a follow up to the USA Today story about law enforcement agencies barred from receiving COPS funding as a result of past conduct identified in audits by the DOJ Office of the Inspector General, the COPS Office will prepare talking points and additional information regarding this issue in advance of the Associate Attorney General’s hearing next week. COPS 15_0412: 1) Application vetting for the COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) will continue. The vetting deadline is May 11th. 2) Application review for data confirmation and validation of CHRP application continues. A final round of calls is scheduled for the week of May 11th. 3) The data verification for the analysis phase is scheduled to be complete by May 15th.
4 Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) 15_0699: 1) On May 8, 2009, the ATF Special Agent Exam was administered in Los Angeles to 91 applicants. Applicants who pass this exam will be in the pool used to hire new agents under the Recovery Act. ATF 15_0699: 1) ATF will conduct additional sessions for training for employees who are most likely to come in contact with lobbyists in the course of ATF’s usage of Recovery Act funds. 2) On May 11, 2009, the ATF Special Agent Exam will be administered in Dallas to 51 applicants. Applicants who pass this exam will be in the pool used to hire new agents under the Recovery Act.