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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 252

PUBLIC LAW 100-297—APR. 28, 1988

"(f) SPECIAL EVIDENTIARY RULE.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the award of funds under this section may not be used in any cause of action or administrative proceeding as evidence relating to the issue of desegregation of a public school of a local educational agency receiving such an award. 20 USC 3157.


"(a) There are authorized to be appropriated $20,000,000 for the fiscal year 1989 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1990 through 1993, to carry out the provisions of this part (other than section 4606). "(b)(1) Subject to paragraph (2), there are authorized to be appropriated $35,(300,000 for fiscal year 1989, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1990 through 1993 to carry out section 4606. "(2) No appropriation may be made under paragraph (1) for any fiscal year unless the amount appropriated for the Magnet Schools Assistance Program in title III for that fiscal year is equal to or exceeds $165,000,000. Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986. 20 USC 3171. 20 USC 3172.


"This title may be cited as the 'Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986'. "SEC. 5102. FINDINGS.

"The Congress finds that: "(1) Drug abuse education and prevention programs are essential components of a comprehensive strategy to reduce the demand for and use of drugs throughout the Nation. "(2) Drug use and alcohol abuse are widespread among the Nation's students, not only in secondary schools, but increasingly in elementary schools as well. "(3) The use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students constitute a grave threat to their physical and mental wellbeing and significantly impede the learning process. "(4) The tragic consequences of drug use and alcohol abuse by students are felt not only by students and their families, but also by their communities and the Nation, which can ill afford to lose their skills, talents, and vitality. "(5) Schools and local organizations in communities throughout the Nation have special responsibilities to work together to combat the scourge of drug use and alcohol abuse. "(6) Prompt action by our Nation's schools, families, and communities can bring significantly closer the goal of a drugfree generation and a drug-free society. 20 USC 3173.


"SEC. 5103. PURPOSE.

"It is the purpose of this title to establish programs of drug abuse education and prevention (coordinated with related community efforts and resources) through the provision of Federal financial assistance— "(1) to States for grants to local and intermediate educational agencies and consortia to establish, operate, and improve local programs of drug abuse prevention, early intervention,