42 U.S. Code § 3797u–1 - Prohibition of participation by violent offenders
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The Attorney General shall—
(1) issue regulations or guidelines to ensure that the programs authorized in this subchapter do not permit participation by violent offenders; and
Source(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 2952, as added Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title II, § 2301(a),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1795.)
Pub. L. 110–199, title I, § 103(c),Apr. 9, 2008, 122 Stat. 668, provided that: “Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Apr. 9, 2008], the Secretary [probably should be “the Attorney General”] shall revise any regulations or guidelines described in section 2952 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3797u–1) in accordance with the amendments made by subsection (a) [amending section 3797u–2 of this title]. Such regulations shall specify that grant amounts under part EE of such Act [42 U.S.C. 3797u et seq.] shall be reduced for any drug court that does not adopt the definition of ‘violent offender’ under such part, as amended by subsection (a) of this section, within 3 years after such date of enactment.”
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