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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

95 STAT. 596

PUBLIC LAW 97-35—AUG. 13, 1981 GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

21 USC 1177.

SEC. 970. (a)(1) The section heading for section 410 is amended to read as follows: §410. Grants and contracts for the demonstration of new and more effective prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs.". (2) The item relating to section 410 in the table of sections for title IV is amended to read as follows: "410. Grants and contracts for the demonstration of new and more effective prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs.".

Appropriation authorization.

(b)(1) The first sentence of section 410(a) is amended to read as follows: "The Secretary acting through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, may make grants to and enter into contracts with individuals and public and private nonprofit entities— "(1) to provide training seminars, educational programs, and technical assistance for the development, demonstration, and evaluation of drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs; and "(2) to conduct demonstration and evaluation projects, with a high priority on prevention and early intervention projects and on identifying new and more effective drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs.". (2) Section 410(a) is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Furthermore, nothing shall prevent the use of funds provided under this section for programs and projects aimed at the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of alcohol abuse and alcoholism as well as drug abuse.". (c) Section 410(b) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new Sentences: "For carrying out the purposes of this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $15,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982. Of the funds appropriated under the preceding sentence, at least 25 per centum of the funds shall be obligated for grants and contracts for primary prevention and intervention programs designed to discourage individuals, particularly individuals in high risk populations, from abusing drugs.". (d)(1)(A) The first sentence of section 410(c)(2) is amended by striking out "designated or established under section 409" and inserting in lieu thereof "responsible for the administration of drug abuse prevention activities". (B) The third sentence of such section is amended— (i) by striking out "the" before "State comprehensive plan" and inserting in lieu thereof "any"; and (ii) by striking out "under section 409". (2) Section 410(c)(3) is amended— (A) by inserting "and" after the semicolon in clause (B); (B) by striking out the semicolon and "and" at the end of clause (C) and inserting in lieu thereof a period; and (C) by striking out clause (D). (e) Section 410(d) is amended to read as follows: "(d) The Secretary shall encourage the submission of and give special consideration to applications under this section to programs and projects aimed at underserved populations such as racial and ethnic minorities, native Americans, youth, the elderly, women, handicapped individuals, and families of drug abusers.".