Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 3.djvu/288

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116 STAT. 1880 PUBLIC LAW 107-273—NOV. 2, 2002 "(ii) has made, through appropriate executive or legislative action, an unequivocal commitment to achieving full compliance with such applicable requirements within a reasonable time.", (3) in subsection (d)— (A) by striking "allotment" and inserting "allocation", and (B) by striking "subsection (a) (12)(A), (13), (14) and (23)" each place it appears and inserting "paragraphs (11), (12), (13), and (22) of subsection (a)", and (4) by adding at the end the following: "(e) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Administrator shall establish appropriate administrative and supervisory board membership requirements for a State agency designated under subsection (a)(1) and permit the State advisory group appointed under subsection (a)(3) to operate as the supervisory board for such agency, at the discretion of the chief executive officer of the State. "(f) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. — "(1) IN GENERAL.—The Administrator shall provide technical and financial assistance to an eligible organization composed of member representatives of the State advisory groups appointed under subsection (a)(3) to assist such organization to carry out the functions specified in paragraph (2). "(2) ASSISTANCE.—To be eligible to receive such assistance, such organization shall agree to carry out activities that include— "(A) conducting an annual conference of such member representatives for purposes relating to the activities of such State advisory groups; "(B) disseminating information, data, standards, advanced techniques, and program models; "(C) reviewing Federal policies regarding juvenile justice and delinquency prevention; "(D) advising the Administrator with respect to particular functions or aspects of the work of the Office; and "(E) advising the President and Congress with regard to State perspectives on the operation of the Office and Federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention.". SEC. 12210. JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM. Title II of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5611 et seq.) is amended— 42 USC 5651 (1)by striking parts C, D, E, F, G, and H, f/T%r ^fifi7a ^2^ ^y striking the 1st part I, 5667g-5 ^^^^y redesignating the 2d part I as part F, and (4) by inserting after part B the following: "PART C—JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM 42 USC 5651. "SEC. 241. AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS. "(a) GRANTS TO ELIGIBLE STATES. — The Administrator may make grants to eligible States, from funds allocated under section 242, for the purpose of providing financial assistance to eligible