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PUBLIC LAW 102-586 —NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 4995 (ii) in paragraph (6) by striking "Act" and inserting "title". (2) INFORMATION FUNCTION. —Section 242(3) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5652(3)) is amended by inserting "(including drug and alcohol programs and gender-specific programs)" after "treatment programs". (3) RESEARCH, DEMONSTRATION, AND EVALUATION FUNC- TIONS.—Section 243 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5653) is amended— (A) by striking "The" and inserting "(a) The"; (B) in paragraph (1) by striking "maint£dn the family unit" and inserting "preserve families"; (C) by redesignating paragraphs (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), and (9) as paragraphs (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), and (11), respectively; (D) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraphs: (3) establish or expand programs that, in recognition of varying degrees of the seriousness of delinquent behavior and the corresponding gradations in the responses of the juvenile justice system in response to that behavior, are designed to— "(i) encourage courts to develop and implement a continuum of post-adjudication restraints that bridge the gap between traditional probation and confinement in a correctional setting (including expanded use of probation, mediation, restitution, community service, treatment, home detention, intensive supervision, electronic monitoring, boot camps and similar programs, and secure community-based treatment facilities linked to other support services such as health, mental health, education (remedial and special), job training, and recreation); and "(ii) assist in the provision by the Administrator of information and technical assistance, including technologv transfer, to States in the design and utilization of ri^ assessment mechanisms to aid juvenile justice personnel in determining appropriate sanctions for delinquent behavior; "(4) Encourage the development of programs which, in addition to helping youth take responsibility for their behavior, take into consideration life experiences which may have contributed to their delinquency when developing intervention and treatment programs; "(5) encourage the development and establishment of programs to enhance the States' ability to identify chronic serious and violent juvenile offenders who commit crimes such as rape, murder, firearms offenses, gang-related crimes, violent felonies, and serious drug offenses;"; (E) in subparagraph (D) of paragraph (7), as redesignated by subparagraph (C), by inserting "(including the productive use of discretionary time through organized recreational" after "lawful activities"; (F) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (10), as redesignated by subparagraph (C);