The House on Monday cleared legislation to reauthorize the Victims of Child Abuse Act for the president's signature.

Passed by voice vote, the measure, S. 1799, would authorize $15 million annually through fiscal 2018 for child abuse prevention programs, including grants to train attorney prosecuting cases and develop investigations.

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"S. 1799 would reauthorize an important tool in our ongoing fight against child abuse," said Rep. Trent FranksHarold (Trent) Trent FranksDems blast RNC over Steve Wynn sexual misconduct claims: 'This is the party of Donald Trump' Lawmakers unveil landmark overhaul of sexual harassment policies This week: Time running out for Congress to avoid shutdown MORE (R-Ariz.).

The measure would require the Department of Justice's inspector general to conduct audits of grant recipients. Any grant recipients that run into problems during the audits would not be able to receive grant funding for two years.

Rep. Bobby ScottRobert (Bobby) Cortez ScottDems want info on Labor Dept hiding unfavorable report on impacts of tip-pooling rule Dem lawmakers call on Labor Department to rescind tip-pooling rule Overnight Regulation: Government watchdog to probe fake net neutrality comments | California, greens sue over fracking rule | EU fines Qualcomm .2B over payments to Apple MORE (D-Va.) said the measure was necessary to help children who are victims of abuse.

"As a country and as a people, we have a constitutional, statutory and moral obligation to provide them with the protections and resources that they need," said Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.). 

The Senate passed the bill by unanimous consent in June.