PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984
98 STAT. 2085
"(2) Of the total funds remaining after the allocation under paragraph (1), there shall be allocated to each State an amount which bears the same ratio to the amount of remaining funds described in this paragraph as the population of such State bears to the population of all the States. "(b)(1) Each State which receives funds under subsection (a) in a fiscal year shall distribute among units of local government, or combinations of units of local government, in such State for the purposes specified in section 403(a) of this title that portion of such funds which bears the same ratio to the aggregate amount of such funds as the amount of funds expended by all units of local government for criminal justice in the preceding fiscal year bears to the aggregate amount of funds expended by the State and all units of local government iij such State for criminal justice in such preceding fiscal year. "(2) In distributing funds received under this part among urban, rural, and suburban units of local government and combinations thereof, the State shall give priority to those jurisdictions with the greatest need. "(3) Any funds not distributed to units of local government under paragraph (1) shall be available for expenditure by the State involved. "(4) For purposes of determining the distribution of funds under paragraph (1), the most accurate and complete data available for the fiscal year involved shall be used. If data for such fiscal year are not available, then the most accurate and complete data available for the most recent fiscal year preceding such fiscal year shall be used. "(c) No funds allocated to a State under subsection (a) or received by a State for distribution under subsection (b) may be distributed by the Director or by the State involved for any program other than a program contained in an approved application. "(d) If the Director determines, on the basis of information available to it during any fiscal year, that a portion of the funds allocated to a State for that fiscal year will not be required or that a State will be unable to qualify or receive funds under this part, or that a State chooses not to participate in the program established by this part, then such portion shall be awarded by the Director to urban, rural, and suburban units of local government or combinations thereof within such State giving priority to those jurisdictions with greatest need. "(e) Any funds not distributed under subsections (b) and (d) shall be available for obligation under part E.
Ante, p. 2081.
Post, pp. 2086, 2087.
"SEC. 408. (a) The chief executive of each participating State shall designate a State office for purposes of— "(1) preparing an application to obtain funds under this part; and "(2) administering funds received from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, including receipt, review, processing, monitoring, progress and financial report review, technical assistance, grant adjustments, accounting, auditing, and fund disbursements. "(b) An office or agency performing other functions within the executive branch of a State may be designated to carry out the functions specified in subsection (a).".
42 USC 3748.