Commissioners Court - Regular
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2019 SCAAP Grant Award
Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Ratify the acceptance of a grant award from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) under the FY2019 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) for reimbursement of costs related to incarcerating undocumented criminal aliens.
Over the past twenty-two (22) years, Nueces County has applied to the Bureau of Justice Assistance for funding under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. The SCAAP reimburses some of the costs of incarcerating undocumented criminal aliens who have committed serious crimes in the United States. Under the reimbursement program, Nueces County has received $1,897,352 from FY1997 to FY2019.
Justice Benefits, Inc., in partnership with the County Auditor's and Sheriff's Office, provides administrative assistance in developing the necessary data for submitting the County's request for reimbursement to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The grant award totals $43,725 and there is no cash match for this grant.
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