There is established an Ounce of Prevention Council (referred to in this subchapter as the “Council”), the members of which—
(A)shall include the Attorney General, the Secretary of Education, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy; and
(B)may include other officials of the executive branch as directed by the President.
The President shall designate the Chair of the Council from among its members (referred to in this subchapter as the “Chair”).
The Council may employ any necessary staff to carry out its functions, and may delegate any of its functions or powers to a member or members of the Council.
(b) Program coordination
For any program authorized under the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, the Ounce of Prevention Council Chair, only at the request of the Council member with jurisdiction over that program, may coordinate that program, in whole or in part, through the Council.
(c) Administrative responsibilities and powers
In addition to the program coordination provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Council shall be responsible for such functions as coordinated planning, development of a comprehensive crime prevention program catalogue, provision of assistance to communities and community-based organizations seeking information regarding crime prevention programs and integrated program service delivery, and development of strategies for program integration and grant simplification. The Council shall have the authority to audit the expenditure of funds received by grantees under programs administered by or coordinated through the Council. In consultation with the Council, the Chair may issue regulations and guidelines to carry out this part and programs administered by or coordinated through the Council.
This subchapter, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), (2), was in the original “this title”, meaning title III of Pub. L. 103–322, Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1836, which enacted this subchapter, sections
3796ff–4 of this title, and sections
6720 of Title
31, Money and Finance, amended sections
3797 of this title, sections
2512 of Title
16, Conservation, and section
3621 of Title
18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and enacted provisions set out as notes under section
13701 of this title and sections
6702 of Title
31. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Tables.
The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 103–322, Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1796. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
13701 of this title and Tables.
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