42 U.S. Code § 13771 - Grant authorization

§ 13771.
Grant authorization
(a) Establishment
(1) In generalThe Attorney General may award grants to not more than 15 chronic high intensive crime areas to develop comprehensive model crime prevention programs that—
involve and utilize a broad spectrum of community resources, including nonprofit community organizations, law enforcement organizations, and appropriate State and Federal agencies, including the State educational agencies;
attempt to relieve conditions that encourage crime; and
provide meaningful and lasting alternatives to involvement in crime.
(2) Consultation with the Ounce of Prevention Council

The Attorney General may consult with the Ounce of Prevention Council in awarding grants under paragraph (1).

(b) PriorityIn awarding grants under subsection (a), the Attorney General shall give priority to proposals that—
are innovative in approach to the prevention of crime in a specific area;
vary in approach to ensure that comparisons of different models may be made; and
coordinate crime prevention programs funded under this program with other existing Federal programs to address the overall needs of communities that benefit from grants received under this subchapter.
(Pub. L. 103–322, title III, § 30301, Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1844.)
References in Text

This subchapter, referred to in subsec. (b)(3), 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 to 3796ff–4 of this title, and sections 6701 to 6720 of Title 31, Money and Finance, amended sections 3791, 3793, and 3797 of this title, former sections 2502 to 2504, 2506, and 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 6701 and 6702 of Title 31. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Tables.

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