The Director shall have the following duties:
(1) Maintaining liaison with the judicial branches of the
Federal and State Governments on matters relating to violence
(2) Providing information to the President, the Congress, the
judiciary, State, local, and tribal governments, and the general
public on matters relating to violence against women.
(3) Serving, at the request of the Attorney General, as the
representative of the Department of Justice on domestic task
forces, committees, or commissions addressing policy or issues
relating to violence against women.
(4) Serving, at the request of the President, acting through
the Attorney General, as the representative of the United States
Government on human rights and economic justice matters related
to violence against women in international fora, including, but
not limited to, the United Nations.
(5) Carrying out the functions of the Department of Justice
under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (title IV of Public
Law 103-322) and the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (division
B of Public Law 106-386), including with respect to those
(A) the development of policy, protocols, and guidelines;
(B) the development and management of grant programs and
other programs, and the provision of technical assistance under
such programs; and
(C) the award and termination of grants, cooperative
agreements, and contracts.
(6) Providing technical assistance, coordination, and support
(A) other components of the Department of Justice, in efforts
to develop policy and to enforce Federal laws relating to
violence against women, including the litigation of civil and
criminal actions relating to enforcing such laws;
(B) other Federal, State, local, and tribal agencies, in
efforts to develop policy, provide technical assistance, and
improve coordination among agencies carrying out efforts to
eliminate violence against women, including Indian or
indigenous women; and
(C) grantees, in efforts to combat violence against women and
to provide support and assistance to victims of such violence.
(7) Exercising such other powers and functions as may be vested
in the Director pursuant to this subchapter or by delegation of
the Attorney General.
(8) Establishing such rules, regulations, guidelines, and
procedures as are necessary to carry out any function of the