|(a) The purpose of the SAPCS program is to maintain
or expand the existing services of a sexual assault program and any
other purposes consistent with Texas Government Code, Chapter 420
or other federal grant programs.
(b) The OAG may use a funding formula to determine
the amount of funding a sexual assault program may receive in its
(c) The OAG reserves the right to consider all other
appropriations or funding an applicant currently receives when making
funding decisions. The OAG may give priority to applicants that do
not receive other sources of funding, including funding that originates
from the Texas Compensation to Victims of Crime Fund.
(d) The OAG reserves the right to give priority to
sexual assault programs that provide direct victim services with grant
funds, that provide information and education about victims' rights
in their community, or that utilize volunteers in providing services.
(e) The OAG reserves the right to give priority to
sexual assault programs that provide services in certain geographic
or programmatic areas.
(f) Within its discretion, the OAG shall determine
the manner and procedure for making funding decisions that support
the efficient and effective use of public funds.