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PUBLIC LAW 101-647—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4823 (9) A victim of crime should never be forced to endure again the emotional and physical consequences of the original crime. TITLE VI—LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES Subtitle A—Maintaining Funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies SEC. 601. MAINTAINING FUNDING FOR STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCE- MENT AGENCIES. (a) Section 504(a)(1) of part E of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended by section 211 of the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 1990 (Public Law 101-162), is amended by striking "1990" and inserting in lieu thereof 42 USC 3754. "1991". (b) IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COURT PROCESS. —Paragraph (10) of section 501 of part D of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 is amended to read as follows: 42 USC 3751. "(10) improving the operational effectiveness of the court process, by expanding prosecutorial, defender and judicial resources, and implementing court delay reduction programs;". Subtitle B—National Crime Information Kcemenr Center Project 2000 on§?o^*'°^'* 28 USC 534 note. SEC. 61L SHORT TITLE. This section may be cited as the "National Law Enforcement Cooperation Act of 1990". SEC. 612. FINDINGS. The Congress finds that— (1) cooperation among Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies is critical to an effective national response to the problems of violent crime and drug trafficking in the United States; (2) the National Crime Information Center, which links more than 16,000 Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies, is the single most important avenue of cooperation among law enforcement agencies; (3) major improvements to the National Crime Information Center are needed because the current system is more than twenty years old; carries much greater volumes of enforcement information; and at this time is unable to incorporate technological advances that would significantly improve its performance; and (4) the Federal Bureau of Investigation, working with State and local law enforcement sigencies and private organizations, has developed a promising plan, "NCIC 2000", to make the necessary upgrades to the National Crime Information Center that should meet the needs of United States law enforcement agencies into the next century.