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[75 Stat. 573]
[75 Stat. 573]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 87-274-SEPT. 22, 1961

573

TRAINING OF PERSONNEL

SEC. 4. (a) For the purpose of training personnel employed or preparing for employment in programs for the prevention or control of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses, the Secretary is authorized to make grants for programs for such purpose which in his judgment hold promise of making a substantial contribution to the prevention or control of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses. Such programs may include, among other things, the development of courses of study, and the establishment of short-term traineesnips with such allowances for travel and subsistence expenses, as the Secretary may determine to be necessary. (b) Such grants may be made to any Federal, State, local, or other public or nonprofit agency, organization, or institution ^ and to the extent he deems it appropriate, uie Secretary shall require the recipient of any grant to contribute money, facilities, or services for carrying out the program for which such grant was made. (c) The Secretary is further authorized to enter into contracts for any such programs with public or other agencies, organizations, or institutions, and with individuals. (d) The full amount (as determined by the Secretary) of any grant for a program made under this section shall be reserved from the appropriation for the fiscal year in which the grant is made; and payments on account of such grant in that and subsequent fiscal years may be made only from the amount so reserved. (e) Payments under this section may be made in installments and in advance or by way of reimbursement, as may be determined by the Secretary, and shall be made on such conditions as he finds necessary to carry out the purposes of this section. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES

SEC. 5. (a) The Secretary is authorized to make studies with respect to matters relating to the prevention or control of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses, including the effectiveness of projects or programs carried out under this Act, to cooperate with and render' technical assistance to State, local, or other public or private agencies, organizations, and institutions in such matters, and to provide short-term training and instruction in technical matters relating to the prevention or control of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses. (b) The Secretary is authorized to collect, evaluate, publish, and disseminate information and materials relating to studies conducted under this Act, and other matters relating to prevention or control of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses, for the general public or for agencies and personnel engaged in programs concerning juvenile delinquency or youth offenses, as may be appropriate. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 6. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, and each of the two succeeding fiscal years, the sum of $10,000,000 for carrying out this Act. MISCELLANEOUS

SEC. 7. (a)(1) The Secretary is authorized to appoint such tech- Technical or adnical or other advisory committees to advise him in connection with ^^/vppolntrent.^*'* prevention or control of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses as he deems necessary.