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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1764

PUBLIC LAW 98-457—OCT. 9, 1984

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. ADMINISTRATION AND STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION 42 USC 10412.

Grants. Contracts with U.S. Regulations.

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 provisions of this title. (b) Nothing in this title shall be construed to supersede the application of State or local requirements for the reporting of incidents of suspected child abuse to the appropriate State authorities. Approved October 9, 1984.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 1904 (S. 1003): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 98-159 (Comm. on Education and Labor) and No. 98-1038 (Comm. on Conference). SENATE REPORT No. 98-246 accompanying S. 1003 (Comm. on Labor and Human R©sourcGs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Feb. 2, considered and passed House. July 26, considered and passed Senate, amended, in lieu of S. 1003. Sept. 26, House agreed to conference report. Sept. 28, Senate agreed to conference report.