98 STAT. 2080
Repeal. 42 USC 3734.
42 USC 3735.
PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984
(A) in paragraph (1) by inserting ", and to enter into agreements with such agencies and instrumentalities for purposes of data collection and analysis" before the semicolon, (B) in paragraph (3) by striking out "and" at the end thereof, (C) in paragraph (4) by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a "; and", and (D) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following new paragraph: "(5) encourage replication, coordination and sharing among justice agencies regarding information systems, information policy, and data. (c) Part C of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3731-3735) is amended by striking out section 304. (d) Part C of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3731-3735) is amended by redesignating section 305 as section 304. BLOCK GRANTS
SEC. 606. Part D of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3741-3745) is amended to read as follows: "PART D—BLOCK GRANTS ESTABLISHMENT OF BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE
42 USC 3741. Post, pp. 2086, 2087.
"SEC. 401. (a) There is established within the Department of Justice, under the general authority of the Attorney General, a Bureau of Justice Assistance (hereinafter in this part and part E referred to as the 'Bureau'). "(b) The Bureau shall be headed by a Director (hereinafter in this part and part E referred to as the 'Director') who shall be appointed by the Attorney General. The Director shall report to the Attorney General through the Assistant Attorney General. The Director shall have final authority for all grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts awarded by the Bureau. The Director shall not engage in any employment other than that of serving as the Director, nor shall the Director hold any office in, or act in any capacity for, any organization, agency, or institution with which the Bureau makes any contract or other arrangement under this title. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF DIRECTOR
42 USC 3742.
"SEC. 402. The Director shall— "(1) provide funds to eligible States, units of local government and private nonprofit organizations pursuant to this part and part E; "(2) establish priorities for programs in accordance with part E and, following public announcement of such priorities, award and allocate funds and technical assistance in accordance with the criteria of part E and on terms and conditions determined by the Director to be consistent with part E; "(3) cooperate with and provide technical assistance to States, units of local government, and other public and private organi-