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108 STAT. 1808 PUBLIC LAW 103-322—SEPT. 13, 1994 42 USC 3797. (2) by redesignating section 1701 as section 1801; and (3) by inserting after part P the following new part: " PART Q—PUBLIC SAFETY AND COMMUNITY POLICING; *COPS ON THE BEAT* 42 USC 3796dd. "SEC. 1701. AUTHORITY TO MAKE PUBLIC SAFETY AND COMMUNITY POUCING GRANTS. "(a) GRANT AUTHORIZATION.—The Attorney General may make grants to States, units of local government, Indian tribal governments, other public and private entities, and multi-jurisdictional or regional consortia thereof to increase police presence, to expand and improve cooperative efforts between law enforcement agencies and members of the community to address crime and disorder problems, and otherwise to enhance public safety. "(b) REHIRING, HIRING, AND INITIAL REDEPLOYMENT GRANT PROJECTS. — "(1) IN GENERAL.—Grants made under subsection (a) may be used for programs, projects, and other activities to— "(A) rehire law enforcement officers who have been laid off as a result of State and local budget reductions for deployment in community-oriented policing; "(B) hire and train new, additional career law enforcement officers for deployment in community-oriented polic- , ing across the Nation; and "(C) procure equipment, technology, or support systems, or pay overtime, if the applicant for such a grant demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Attorney (General that expenditures for such purposes would result in an increase in the number of officers deployed in community- oriented policing equal to or greater than the increase in the number of onicers that would result from a grant for a like amount for the purposes specified in subparagraph (A) or (B). "(2) GRANTS FOR EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY, AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS. —Grants pursuant to paragraph (1)(C)-- "(A) may not exceed— "(i) 20 percent of the funds available for grants pursuant to this subsection in fiscal year 1995; "(ii) 20 percent of the funds available for grants pursuant to this subsection in fiscal year 1996; or "(iii) 10 percent of the funds available for grants pursuant to this subsection in fiscal years 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000; and "(B) may not be awarded in fiscal years 1998, 1999, or 2000 unless the Attorney General has certified that grants awarded in fiscal years 1995, 1996, and 1997 pursuant to subparagraph (1)(C) have resulted in an increase in the number of officers deployed in community-oriented policing equal to or greater than the increase in the number of officers that have resulted from the grants in like amounts awarded in fiscal years 1995, 1996, and 1997 pursuant to paragraph (1)(A) and (B). " (c) TROOPS-TO-COPS PROGRAMS.— "(1) IN GENERAL.— Grants made under subsection (a) may be used to hire former members of the Armed Forces to serve as career law enforcement officers for deployment in commu-