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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-457—OCT. 9, 1984

98 STAT. 1763

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 310. (a) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out the provisions of this title $11,000,000 for fiscal year 1985 and $26,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1986 and 1987. (b) Of the sums appropriated under subsection (a) for any fiscal year, not less than 85 percent shall be used by the Secretary for making grants under section 303.

42 USC 10409.

LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

SEC. 311. (a) From the amount appropriated pursuant to section 310 for any fiscal year, the Secretary shall make grants and enter into contracts for the purpose of providing regionally-beised training and technical assistance to provide the personnel of local and State law enforcement agencies with means for responding to incidents of family violence. (b) Grants and contracts under this section shall be awarded competitively on the basis of an application containing such information and assurances as the Secretary may require by regulation. In selecting grant and contract recipients, the Secretary shall select recipients who have demonstrated their effectiveness in preparing the personnel of local and State law enforcement agencies for the handling of incidents of family violence and shall give priority to those applications which propose projects or programs which will develop, demonstrate, or disseminate information with respect to improved techniques for responding to incidents of family violence by law enforcement officers. (c) The Secretary shall delegate to the Attorney General of the United States the Secretary's responsibilities for carrying out this section and shall transfer to the Attorney General from funds appropriated under section 310 not in excess of $2,000,000 for each fiscal year to be used for the purpose of making grants under this section.

42 USC 10410.

ADMINISTRATION AND STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION

SEC. 312. (a) In order to carry out the provisions of this title, the Secretary is authorized to— (1) appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as are necessary; (2) procure, to the extent authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, such temporary and intermittent services of experts and consultants as are necessary; (3) make grants to public and nonprofit private entities or enter into contracts with public or private entities; and (4) prescribe such regulations as are reasonably necessary in order to carry out the purposes and the personnel of local and State law enforcement agencies with means for responding to incidents of family violence. (b) Grants and contracts under this section shall be awarded competitively on the basis of an application containing such information and assurances as the Secretary may require by regulation. In selecting grant and contract recipients, the Secretary shall select recipients who have demonstrated their effectiveness in preparing the personnel of local and State law enforcement agencies for the handling of incidents of family violence and shall give priority to

42 USC 10411.

Grants. contracts with U.S. Regulations.

Grants. Contracts with U.S.