State Domestic Violence Coalition Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 10402 [Title 42. The Public Health And Welfare; Chapter 110. Family Violence Prevention And Services],the term "State Domestic Violence Coalition" means a statewide nongovernmental nonprofit private domestic violence organization that:

(A) has a membership that includes a majority of the primary-purpose domestic violence service providers in the State;

(B) has board membership that is representative of primary-purpose domestic violence service providers, and which may include representatives of the communities in which the services are being provided in the State;

(C) has as its purpose to provide education, support, and technical assistance to such service providers to enable the providers to establish and maintain shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents; and

(D) serves as an information clearinghouse, primary point of contact, and resource center on domestic violence for the State and supports the development of polices, protocols, and procedures to enhance domestic violence intervention and prevention in the State.