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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-12 VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION PROGRAMS, STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE For assistance (including amounts for administrative costs for management and administration, which amounts shall be transferred to and merged with the "Justice Assistance" account) authorized by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Public Law 103-322 ("the 1994 Act"); the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended ("the 1968 Act"); and the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, as amended ("the 1990 Act"); $1,605,200,000, to remain available until expended, which shall be derived from the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund; of which $503,000,000 shall be for Local Law Enforcement Block Grants, pursuant to H.R. 728 as passed by the House of Representatives on February 14, 1995, except that for purposes of this Act, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico shall be considered a "unit of local government" as well as a "state", for the purposes set forth in paragraphs (A), (B), (D), (F), and (I) of section 101(a)(2) of H.R. 728 and for establishing crime prevention programs involving cooperation between community residents and law enforcement personnel in order to control, detect, or investigate crime or the prosecution of criminals: Provided, That no funds provided under this heading may be used as matching funds for any other federal grant program: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the Attorney General may transfer up to $18,000,000 of this amount for drug courts pursuant to title V of the 1994 Act, consistent with the reprogramming procedures outlined in section 605 of this Act: Provided further, That in lieu of any amount provided from the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant for the District of Columbia, $15,000,000 shall be deposited into an escrow account of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority, pursuant to section 205 of Public Law 104-8, for the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department for law enforcement purposes and shall be disbursed from such escrow account pursuant to the instructions of the Authority and in accordgince with a plan developed by the Chief of Police, after consultation with the Committees on Appropriations and Judiciary of the Senate and House of Representatives: Provided further. That $11,000,000 of this amount shall be for Boys & Girls Clubs of America for the establishment of Boys & Girls Clubs in public housing facilities and other areas in cooperation with State and local law enforcement: Provided further. That funds may also be used to defray the costs of indemnification insurance for law enforcement officers; $25,000,000 for grants to upgrade criminal records, as authorized by section 106(b) of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993, as amended, and section 4(b) of the National Child Protection Act of 1993; $147,000,000 as authorized by section 1001 of title I of the 1968 Act, which shall be available to carry out the provisions of subpart 1, part E of title I of the 1968 Act, notwithstanding section 511 of said Act, for the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Programs; $300,000,000 for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, as authorized by section 242(j) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended; $617,500,000 for Violent Offender Incarceration and Truth in Sentencing Incentive Grants pursuant to subtitle A of title II of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (as amended by section