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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2100

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984 government, department, agency, or instrumentality of any of the foregoing; and "(1) 'public safety officer' means an individual serving a public agency in an official capacity, with or without compensation, as a law enforcement officer or a firefighter. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

Regulations. 42 USC 3796c.

Claims.

"SEC. 1204. (a) The Bureau is authorized to establish such rules, regulations, and procedures as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this part. Such rules, regulations, and procedures will be determinative of conflict of laws issues arising under this part. Rules, regulations, and procedures issued under this part may include regulations governing the recognition of agents or other persons representing claimants under this part before the Bureau. The Bureau may prescribe the maximum fees which may be charged for services performed in connection with any claim under this part before the Bureau, and any agreement in violation of such rules and regulations shall be void. "(b) In making determinations under section 1201, the Bureau may utilize such administrative and investigative assistance as may be available from State and local agencies. Responsibility for making final determinations shall rest with the Bureau.". TRANSITION

42 USC 3797.

Ante, p. 2077.

SEC. 609G. Section 1301 of part M of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3799) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) by inserting "(1)" after "(a)", and (B) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(2) All orders, determinations, rules, regulations, and instructions issued under this title which are in effect on the date of the enactment of the Justice Assistance Act of 1984 shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, terminated, superseded, set aside, or revoked by the President, the Attorney General, the Assistant Attorney General, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Director of the National Institute of Justice, the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, or the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance with respect to their functions under this title or by operation of law.", (2) by striking out subsection (j), and (3) by redesignating subsection (k) as subsection (j). TABLE OF CONTENTS

42 USC 3701-3797.

SEC. 609H. The table of contents of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3701-3799) is amended to read as follows: "TABLE OF CONTENTS "PART A—OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS

"Sec. 101. Establishment of Office of Justice Programs. "Sec. 102. Duties and functions of Assistant Attorney General. "PART B—NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE

"Sec. 201. National Institute of Justice. "Sec. 202. Establishment, duties, and functions.