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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

93 STAT. 1048

PUBLIC LAW 96-132—NOV. 30, 1979

chapter 5 of title 28 of the United States Code and for each of the divisions of the Department, (b) Such plan shall— (1) incorporate into the design of such systems all matters and cases involving the United States Attorneys and, where relevant, other departmental resources; (2) make provision for identifying and retrieving all relevant data, including— (A) complete individual case information from intake or .. commencement of investigation to final disposition, including identification of the division or office primarily responsible for the case; (B) complete information on decisions not to prosecute or litigate alleged violations of the laws of the United States, the stage of the proceedings at which such decisions are made, and the reasons for such decisions; and (C) identification of the local. State, or Federal governmental organization, including any organization within the Department of Justice, referring each case for prosecution or litigation; (3) take into account the importance of identifying investigations, prosecutions, and litigation in areas which the Attorney General may from time to time designate as high priority; (4) consider the application of a case weighting system for evaluating prosecutorial and litigation decisions, dedication of resources, and case management and disposition by all departmental personnel involved; (5) emphasize as a goal maximum data retrieval and utilization; and (6) include a timetable for implementation of the plan and the costs for implementation. 28 USC 509 note. SEC. 12. The Attorney General may, with the concurrence of any agency or Department with primary enforcement responsibility for an environmental or natural resource law, investigate any violation, of an environmental or natural resource law of the United States, and bring such actions as are necessary to enforce such laws. This section does not affect the criminal law enforcement authority of the Attorney General. SEC. 13. Section 709 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 904(b)) is amended by adding after subsection (b) the following new subsection: "(c) Notwithstanding section 2680(k) of title 28, United States Code, the Attorney General, in carrying out the functions of the Department of Justice under this title, is authorized to pay tort claims in the manner authorized by section 2672 of title 28, United States Code, when such claims arise in a foreign country in connection with the operations of the Drug Enforcement Administration abroad.". SEC. 14. Section 511(d) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 881(d)) is amended by— (1) striking out "All provisions" and inserting in lieu thereof "The provisions", and (2) striking out "and the award of compensation to informers in ITSSOGC^ of such forfciturGs' SEC. 15. Section 709(a) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 904) is amended— (1) by striking out "and" after "1978,", and (2) by inserting after "1979," the following: "and $198,336,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980,".