Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 5.djvu/418

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108 STAT. 3908 PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 "(C) the type of weapons concerned. "(e) REPORTING.— Each State shall report the information described in subsection (c) to the Secretary on an annual basis. "(f) REPORT TO CONGRESS.—TWO years after the date of enactment of the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994, the Secretary shall report to Congress if any State is not in compliance with the requirements of this title. 20 USC 8922. "SEC. 14602. POLICY REGARDING CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM REFER- RAL. "(a) IN GENERAL.— No funds shall be made available under this Act to any local educational agency unless such agency has a policy requiring referral to the criminal justice or juvenile delinquency system of any student who brings a firearm or weapon to a school served by such agency. "(b) DEFINITIONS.— For the purpose of this section, the terms 'firearm' and 'school' have the same meaning given to such terms by section 921(a) of title 18, United States Code. 20 USC 8923. "SEC. 14603. DATA AND POLICY DISSEMINATION UNDER IDEA. "The Secretary shall— "(1) widely disseminate the policy of the Department in effect on the date of enactment of the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 with respect to disciplining children with disabilities; Records. "(2) collect data on the incidence of children with disabilities (as such term is defined in section 602(a)(1) of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act) engaging in life threatening behavior or bringing weapons to schools; and Reports. "(3) submit a report to Congress not later than January 31, 1995, analyzing the strengths and problems with the current approaches regarding disciplining children with disabilities. "PART G—EVALUATIONS 20 USC 8941. "SEC. 14701. EVALUATIONS. "(a) EVALUATIONS. — "(1) IN GENERAL.— Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary is authorized to reserve not more than 0.50 percent of the amount appropriated to carry out each program authorized under this Act— "(A) to carry out comprehensive evaluations of categorical programs and demonstration projects, and studies of program effectiveness, under this Act, and the administrative impact of such programs on schools and local educational agencies in accordance with subsection (b); "(B) to evaluate the aggregate short- and long-term effects and cost efficiencies across Federal programs under this Act and related Federal preschool, elementary and secondary programs under other Federal law; and "(C) to strengthen the usefulness of grant recipient evaluations for continuous program progress through improving the quality, timeliness, efficiency, and utilization of program information on program performance. "(2) SPECIAL RULE. —(A) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to any program under title I. (B) If funds are made available under any program assisted under this Act (other than a program under title