42 U.S. Code § 3711 - Establishment of Office of Justice Programs

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There is hereby established an Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice under the general authority of the Attorney General. The Office of Justice Programs (hereinafter referred to in this chapter as the “Office”) shall be headed by an Assistant Attorney General (hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the “Assistant Attorney General”) appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Source

(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 101, as added Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 603(a),Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2077.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title”, meaning title I of Pub. L. 90–351, as added by Pub. L. 96–157, § 2,Dec. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 1167, as amended, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title I to the Code, see Tables.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3711,Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 101, as added Pub. L. 96–157, § 2,Dec. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 1170, established Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 98–473.
Another prior section 3711,Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 101,June 19, 1968, 82 Stat. 198; Pub. L. 91–644, title I, § 2,Jan. 2, 1971, 84 Stat. 1881; Pub. L. 93–83, § 2,Aug. 6, 1973, 87 Stat. 197; Pub. L. 94–503, title I, §§ 102, 103,Oct. 15, 1976, 90 Stat. 2407, established Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and Office of Community Anti-Crime Programs, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 96–157.
Effective Date

Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 609AA,Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2107, provided that:
“(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), this division and the amendments made by this title [probably means division, see Short Title of 1984 Amendment note below] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this joint resolution [Oct. 12, 1984] or October 1, 1984, whichever is later.
“(b)(1) The amendment made by section 609F [amending sections 3796 to 3796c of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 1984, and shall not apply with respect to injuries sustained before October 1, 1984.
“(2) Section 609Z [repealing section 204 ofPub. L. 98–411, which had amended sections 3796 to 3796b of this title and enacted provisions set out as a note under section 3796 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 1984.”
Short Title of 2013 Amendment

Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, § 1086(a),Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1964, provided that: “This section [amending sections 3791, 3796 to 3796c–2, 3796d–1 to 3796d–3, 3796d–5, and 3796d–6 of this title and sections 101 and 402 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3791 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Dale Long Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2012’.”
Short Title of 2012 Amendment

Pub. L. 112–189, § 1,Oct. 5, 2012, 126 Stat. 1435, provided that: “This Act [amending section 3796kk–5 of this title and repealing section 14102 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Reporting Efficiency Improvement Act’.”
Short Title of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–421, § 1,Oct. 15, 2008, 122 Stat. 4778, provided that: “This Act [amending section 3793 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 2008’.”
Pub. L. 110–416, § 1(a),Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4352, provided that: “This Act [amending section 3797aa of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3797aa of this title] may be cited as the ‘Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2008’.”
Pub. L. 110–345, § 1,Oct. 7, 2008, 122 Stat. 3938, provided that: “This Act [amending section 3797cc–2 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Drug Endangered Children Act of 2007’.”
Pub. L. 110–315, title IX, § 951,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3470, provided that: “This part [part E (§§ 951, 952) of title IX of Pub. L. 110–315, enacting subchapter XX–A of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act of 2008’.”
Short Title of 2004 Amendment

Pub. L. 108–414, § 1,Oct. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2327, provided that: “This Act [enacting subchapter XIX of this chapter and provisions set out as notes under section 3797aa of this title] may be cited as the ‘Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004’.”
Short Title of 2003 Amendment

Pub. L. 108–182, § 1,Dec. 15, 2003, 117 Stat. 2649, provided that: “This Act [amending section 3796 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act of 2003’.”
Short Title of 2002 Amendments

Pub. L. 107–273, div. A, title IV, § 401,Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1789, provided that: “This title [enacting sections 3796gg–0 to 3796gg–0d of this title, amending sections 3796gg–1 to 3796gg–5 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3796gg–0 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Violence Against Women Office Act’.”
Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title II, § 2001,Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1792, provided that: “This title [enacting subchapter XVI of this chapter and sections 3797w and 3797w–1 of this title, amending sections 285o–2, 3793, 3796ff, 3796ff–1, and 3797ff–3 of this title, sections 3565 and 3583 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and section 823 of Title 21, Food and Drugs, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 3722 and 3797u of this title and section 3601 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Drug Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2002’.”
Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title I, § 11027(a),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1834, provided that: “This section [enacting subchapter XVIII of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Crime-Free Rural States Act of 2002’.”
Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title II, § 12101,Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1859, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle A (§§ 12101, 12102) of title II of div. C of Pub. L. 107–273, enacting subchapter XII–F of this chapter and provisions set out as a note under section 3796ee of this title] may be cited as the ‘Consequences for Juvenile Offenders Act of 2002’.”
Pub. L. 107–196, § 1,June 24, 2002, 116 Stat. 719, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 3796 and 3796b of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3796 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Mychal Judge Police and Fire Chaplains Public Safety Officers’ Benefit Act of 2002’.”
Short Title of 2000 Amendments

Pub. L. 106–572, § 1,Dec. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 3058, provided that: “This Act [enacting section 3713 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Computer Crime Enforcement Act’.”
Pub. L. 106–561, § 1,Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2787, provided that: “This Act [enacting subchapter XV of this chapter, amending sections 3751, 3753, 3793, and 14601 of this title and section 983 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 14135 of this title and section 983 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act of 2000’.”
Pub. L. 106–517, § 1,Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2407, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 3793 and 3796ll to 3796ll–2 of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 3796ll and 3796ll–2 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 2000’.”
Pub. L. 106–515, § 1,Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2399, provided that: “This Act [enacting subchapter XII–J of this chapter, amending section 3793 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3796ii of this title] may be cited as the ‘America’s Law Enforcement and Mental Health Project’.”
Pub. L. 106–177, title I, § 101,Mar. 10, 2000, 114 Stat. 35, provided that: “This title [amending sections 3751, 10601, and 14601 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 10601 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Child Abuse Prevention and Enforcement Act’.”
Short Title of 1998 Amendments

Pub. L. 105–390, § 1,Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3495, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 3796d, 3796d–1, 3796d–3, 3796d–5, and 3796d–6 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Police, Fire, and Emergency Officers Educational Assistance Act of 1998’.”
Pub. L. 105–181, § 1,June 16, 1998, 112 Stat. 512, provided that: “This Act [enacting subchapter XII–M of this chapter, amending sections 3793 and 3797 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3796ll of this title] may be cited as the ‘Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998’.”
Pub. L. 105–180, § 1,June 16, 1998, 112 Stat. 511, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 3796a–1 and 3796c of this title] may be cited as the ‘Care for Police Survivors Act of 1998’.”
Short Title of 1996 Amendment

Pub. L. 104–238, § 1,Oct. 3, 1996, 110 Stat. 3114, provided that: “This Act [enacting part B of subchapter XII of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Federal Law Enforcement Dependents Assistance Act of 1996’.”
Short Title of 1994 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–322, title I, § 10001,Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1807, provided that: “This title [enacting subchapter XII–E of this chapter, amending sections 3793 and 3797 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3796dd of this title] may be cited as the ‘Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Act of 1994’.”
Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXII, § 320701,Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2121, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle G (§§ 320701, 320702) of title XXXII of Pub. L. 103–322, amending section 3760 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3760 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Safer Streets and Neighborhoods Act of 1994’.”
Short Title of 1986 Amendment

Pub. L. 99–570, title I, § 1551,Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–41, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle K (§§ 1551, 1552) of title I of Pub. L. 99–570, enacting subchapter XII–A of this chapter and amending sections 3741, 3782, 3783, 3789, 3793, and 3797 of this title] may be cited as the ‘State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Act of 1986’.”
Short Title of 1984 Amendment

Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 601,Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2077, provided that: “This division [division I (§§ 601–609AA) of chapter VI of title II of Pub. L. 98–473, enacting chapter 111, this section, and sections 3712, 3741 to 3748, 3769 to 3769d, 3771, 3786 to 3789 of this title, amending sections 3721, 3722, 3731, 3732, 3761 to 3766, 3782 to 3785, 3789d to 3789g, 3789i, 3789l, 3791, 3793, 3795, 3795b, 3796 to 3796c, and 3797 of this title, sections 5314 and 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and section 1761 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, omitting sections 3713 and 3772 to 3775 of this title, repealing sections 3701, 3724, 3734, 3751 to 3755, 3781, 3786 to 3789c, 3789h, 3789o, 3793b, and 3796 to 3796b of this title, enacting provisions set out as notes under this section and section 1028 of Title 18, and amending provisions set out as a note under section 1761 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Justice Assistance Act of 1984’.”
Short Title of 1979 Amendment

Pub. L. 96–157, § 1,Dec. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 1167, provided: “That this Act [enacting this chapter, amending sections 5314 and 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, section 1761 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and section 35 of Title 41, Public Contracts, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 1761 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Justice System Improvement Act of 1979’.”
Short Title of 1976 Amendments

Pub. L. 94–503, § 1,Oct. 15, 1976, 90 Stat. 2407, provided: “That this Act [enacting sections 3726 and 3739 of this title, amending this section, sections 3701, 3721, 3723, 3724, 3725, 3731, 3732, 3733, 3734, 3736, 3737, 3738, 3742, 3750b, 3750d, 3751, 3755, 3757, 3763, 3766, 3767, 3768, 3769, 3781, 5633, 5635, and 5671 of this title, and sections 5108, 5315, and 5316 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, repealing section 3760 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 501, 509, and 532 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure] may be cited as the ‘Crime Control Act of 1976’.”
Pub. L. 94–430, § 1,Sept. 29, 1976, 90 Stat. 1346, provided: “That this Act [enacting sections 3796 to 3796c of this title, amending section 3768 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 3796 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Act of 1976’.”
Short Title of 1973 Amendment

Pub. L. 93–83, § 1,Aug. 6, 1973, 87 Stat. 197, provided: “That this Act [enacting sections 3738, 3770, and 3771 of this title, reenacting sections 3334 (a), 3734, 3735, 3745, 3750, 3750a, 3751 to 3755, 3757 to 3759, 3761 to 3765, and 3792 of this title and section 5314 (55) of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, renumbering former section 3748 as 3747 and repealing former section 3747 of this title, and amending this section, sections 3701, 3721 to 3725, 3731 to 3733, 3736, 3737, 3741 to 3744, 3746, 3750b to 3750d, 3756, 3760, 3766 to 3769, 3781, 3791, 3793, and 3795 of this title, sections 5108 (c)(10), 5315 (90), and 5316 (133) of Title 5, and section 484(n) of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works] may be cited as the ‘Crime Control Act of 1973’.”
Short Title of 1970 Amendment

Pub. L. 91–644, § 1,Jan. 2, 1971, 84 Stat. 1880, provided: “That this Act [enacting sections 3747, 3748, 3750 to 3750d, 3791 to 3793, and 3795 of this title and sections 351 and 1752 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, amending this section, sections 3723, 3724, 3731, 3733, 3735, 3736, 3746, 3756, 3763 to 3765, 3767 to 3769, and 3781 of this title, sections 5108 and 5313 to 5316 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and sections 924, 3056, and 3731 of Title 18, enacting provisions set out as notes under section 3731 of Title 18, amending provisions set out as notes under section 2510 of Title 18, and repealing provisions set out as notes under section 2510 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Omnibus Crime Control Act of 1970’.”
Short Title

Pub. L. 90–351, § 1,June 19, 1968, 82 Stat. 197, provided: “That this Act [enacting this chapter, sections 5315 (90), 5316 (126), and 7313 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, sections 921 to 928 (chapter 44), 2510 to 2520 (chapter 119), 3103a, 3501, and 3502 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and Appendix to Title 18, amending section 3334 (a) of this title, section 3731 of Title 18, and section 605 of Title 47, Telecommunications, repealing sections 901 to 910 of Title 15, Commerce and Trade, enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 7313 ofTitle 5, sections 921 and 2510 of Title 18, and section 532 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, and repealing provisions set out as a note preceding section 3001 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968’.”
Separability

Pub. L. 90–351, title XI, § 1601,June 19, 1968, 82 Stat. 239, provided that: “If the provisions of any part of this Act [see Short Title note above] or any amendments made thereby or the application thereof to any person or circumstances be held invalid, the provisions of the other parts and their application to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.” [Another section 1601 ofPub. L. 90–351is classified to section 3796cc of this title.]
References in Other Laws

Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 609I,Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2102, provided that:
“(a) Any reference to the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, or to the Administrator of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, in any law other than this Act [see Short Title of 1984 Amendment note set out above] and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 [see Short Title note set out above], applicable to activities, functions, powers, and duties that after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 12, 1984] are carried out by the Bureau of Justice Assistance shall be deemed to be a reference to the Bureau of Justice Assistance, or to the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, as the case may be.
“(b) Any reference to the Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics, or to the Director of the Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics, in any law other than this Act and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, applicable to activities, functions, powers, and duties that after the date of the enactment of this Act are carried out by the Office of Justice Programs, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, or the Office of Juvenile Justice [and] Delinquency Prevention shall be deemed to be a reference to the Office of Justice Programs, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute of Justice, or Office of Juvenile Justice [and] Delinquency Prevention, or to the Director of the Office of Justice Programs, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Director of the National Institute of Justice, or the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, as the case may be.”

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42 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 3711nt new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1086(a)126 Stat. 1964
§ 3711nt new2012112-189 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1435

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