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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2086

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984 NATIONAL PRIORITY GRANTS

Repeal. Post, p. 2087.

42 USC

3751-3755.

Post, p. 2087.

42 USC

3761-3763. 42 USC 3761.

SEC. 607. Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) is amended by striking out part E. DISCRETIONARY GRANTS

SEC. 608. (a) Sections 601, 602, and 603 of part F of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3761-3762) are amended to read as follows: "PURPOSE

"SEC. 501. (a) The purpose of this part is to provide additional Federal financial assistance to public agencies and private nonprofit organizations for purposes of— "(1) undertaking educational and training programs for criminal justice personnel; "(2) providing technical assistance to States and local units of governments; "(3) undertaking projects which are national or multi-State in scope and which address the purposes specified in section 403(a) of this title; and "(4) providing financial assistance to public agencies and private nonprofit organizations for demonstration programs which, in view of previous research or experience, are likely to be a success in more than one jurisdiction and are not likely to be funded with moneys from other sources. "(b) In carrying out this part, the Bureau is authorized to make grants, and enter into cooperative agreements and contracts with, public agencies and private nonprofit organizations. " P E R C E N T A G E O F APPROPRIATION FOR DISCRETIONARY GRANT PROGRAM

Ante, p. 2080. 42 USC 3762.

"SEC. 502. Of the total amount appropriated for part D and this part in any fiscal year, 20 per centum shall be reserved and set aside for this part in a special discretionary fund for use by the Bureau in carrying out the purposes specified in section 501 of this title. Grants under this part may be made for amounts up to 100 per centum of the costs of the programs or projects contained in the approved application. " P R O C E D U R E FOR E S T A B L I S H I N G DISCRETIONARY PROGRAMS

42 USC 3763. Expiration date.

"SEC. 503. (a) The Director of the Bureau shall periodically establish discretionary programs and projects for financial assistance under this part. Such programs and projects shall be considered priorities for a period of time not to exceed three years from the time of such determination. "(b) The Director shall annually request the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Office of Justice Programs, State and local governments, and other appropriate public and private agencies to suggest discretionary programs and projects. The Director shall then, pursuant to regulations, annually publish the proposed priorities pursuant to this part and invite and encourage public comment concerning such priorities. Priorities shall not be established or modified until the Director has provided at least sixty-days advance notice for such public comment and the Director