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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2114

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

(c) The last sentence of section 223(c) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5633(c)) is amended by striking out "not to exceed 2 additional years" and inserting in lieu thereof "not to exceed 3 additional years". (d) Section 223(d) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5633(d)) is amended by striking out "sections 803, 804, and 805" and inserting in lieu thereof "sections 802, 803, and 804". GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

SEC. 627. Section 224 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5634) is amended to read as follows: "AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Crimes and misdemeanors.

Education. Schools and colleges.

Education.

"SEC. 224. (a) From not less than 15 percent, but not more than 25 percent, of the funds appropriated for a fiscal year to carry out this part, the Administrator shall, by making grants to and entering into contracts with public and private nonprofit agencies, organizations, institutions, or individuals provide for each of the following during each fiscal year: "(1) developing and maintaining community-based alternatives to traditional forms of institutionalization of juvenile offenders; "(2) developing and implementing effective means of diverting juveniles from the traditional juvenile justice and correctional system, including restitution and reconciliation projects which test and validate selected arbitration models, such as neighborhood courts or panels, and increase victim satisfaction while providing alternatives to incarceration for detained or adjudicated delinquents; "(3) developing and supporting programs stressing advocacy activities aimed at improving services to youth impacted by the juvenile justice system, including services which encourage the improvement of due process available to juveniles in the juvenile justice system; "(4) developing model programs to strengthen and maintain the family unit in order to prevent or treat juvenile delinquency; "(5) developing and implementing special emphasis prevention and treatment programs relating to juveniles who commit serious crimes (including such crimes committed in schools), including programs designed to deter involvement in illegal activities or to promote involvement in lawful activities oh the part of gangs whose membership is substantially composed of juveniles; and "(6) developing and implementing further a coordinated, national law-related education program of delinquency prevention, including training programs for persons responsible for the implementation of law-related education programs in elementary and secondary schools. "(b) From any special emphasis funds remaining available after grants and contracts are made under subsection (a), but not to exceed 10 percent of the funds appropriated for a fiscal year to carry out this part, the Administrator is authorized, by making grants to and entering into contracts with public and private nonprofit agen-