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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2078

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984 "PART A—OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS "ESTABLISHMENT OF OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS

42 USC 3711.

"SEC. 101. There is hereby established an Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice under the general authority of the Attorney General. The Office of Justice Programs (hereinafter referred to in this title as the 'Office') shall be headed by an Assistant Attorney General (hereinafter in this title referred to as the 'Assistant Attorney General') appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. "DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL

42 USC 3712.

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"SEC. 102. (a) The Assistant Attorney General shall— "(1) publish and disseminate information on the conditions and progress of the criminal justice systems; "(2) maintain liaison with the executive and judicial branches of the Federal and State governments in matters relating to criminal justice; "(3) provide information to the President, the Congress, the judiciary. State and local governments, and the general public relating to criminal justice; "(4) maintain liaison with public and private educational and research institutions, State and local governments, and governments of other nations relating to criminal justice; "(5) provide staff support to coordinate the activities of the Office and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; and "(6) exercise such other powers and functions as may be vested in the Assistant Attorney General pursuant to this title or by delegation of the Attorney General. "(b) The Assistant Attorney General shall submit an annual report to the President and to the Congress not later than March 31 of each year.". NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE

SEC. 604. (a) Section 201 of part B of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3721) is amended— (1) in paragraph (3) by inserting "and" at the end thereof, (2) by striking out paragraph (4), (3) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (4), (4) by striking out "to develop alternatives to judicial resolution of disputes,", and (5) by inserting "and demonstrate" after "to develop". (b) Section 202 of part B of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3722) is amended— (1) in subsection (b) by inserting after the second sentence the following: "The Director shall report to the Attorney General through the Assistant Attorney General.", and (2) in subsection (c)— (A) in paragraph (2)— (i) in subparagraph (A) by striking out ", including programs authorized by section 103 of this title", and (ii) in subparagraph (E) by striking out "the prevention and reduction of parental kidnaping", and