Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 3.djvu/205

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PUBLIC LAW 103-322—SEPT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 1957 "(b) USE OF COMPONENTS. — The Attorney General may utilize any component or components of the Department of Justice in carrying out this part. "(c) REGULATORY AUTHORITY.— The Attorney General may issue regulations and guidelines necessary to carry out this part. "(d) APPLICATIONS.— In addition to any other requirements that may be specified by the Attorney General, an application for a grant under this part shall— "(1) include a long-term strategy and detailed implementation plan; "(2) explain the applicant's inability to fund the program adequately without Federal assistance; "(3) certify that the Federal support provided will be used to supplement, and not supplant. State, Indian tribal, and local sources of funding that would otherwise be available; "(4) identify related governmental or community initiatives which complement or will be coordinated with the proposal; "(5) certify that there has been appropriate consultation with all affected agencies and that there will be appropriate coordination with all affected agencies in the implementation of the program; "(6) certify that participating offenders will be supervised by one or more designated judges with responsibility for the drug court program; "(7) specify plans for obtaining necessary support and continuing the proposed program following the conclusion of Federal support; and "(8) describe the methodology that will be used in evaluating the program. •«EC. 2205. APPLICATIONS. 'To request funds under this part, the chief executive or the chief justice of a State or the chief executive or chief judge of a unit of local government or Indian tribal government shall submit an application to the Attorney General in such form and containing such information as the Attorney General may reasonably require. SEC. 2206. FEDERAL SHARE. 'The Federal share of a grant made under this part may not exceed 75 percent of the total costs of the program described in the application submitted under section 2205 for the fiscal year for which the program receives assistance under this part, unless the Attorney General waives, wholly or in part, the requirement of a matching contribution under this section. In-kind contributions may constitute a portion of the non-Federal share of a grant, "SEC. 2207. GEOGRAPmC DISTRIBUTION. 'The Attorney General shall ensure that, to the extent practicable, an equitable geographic distribution of grant awards is made. 42 USC 3796ii-4. 42 USC 3796ii-5. 42 USC 3796ii-6. "SEC. 2208. REPORT. "A State, Indian tribal government, or unit of local government that receives funds under this part during a fiscal year shall submit to the Attorney General a report in March of the following year regarding the effectiveness of this part. 42 USC 3796ii-7.