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[84 STAT. 1881]
[84 STAT. 1881]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1970

84 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 91-644-JAN. 2, 1971

1881

TITLE I—OMNIBUS C R I M E CONTROL A N D S A F E STREETS ACT AMENDMENTS LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

SEC. 2. Section 101 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 101. (a) There is hereby established within the Department of Justice under the general authority of the Attorney General, a Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (hereinafter referred to in this title as 'Administration') composed of an Administrator of Law Enforcement Assistance and two Associate Administrators of Law Enforcement Assistance, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. I^eginning after the end of the term of either of the present incumbents, one of the Associate Administrators shall be a member of a political party other than that of the President. "(b) The Administrator shall be the executive head of the agency and shall exercise all administrative powers, including the appointment and supervision of Administration personnel. All of the other functions, powers, and duties created and established by this title shall be exercised by the Administrator with the concurrence of either one or both of the two Associate AdministratorS."' PLANNING

»2 Stat. 198. ^2 USC 3711.

GRANTS

SEC. 3. (a) The third sentence of section 203(a) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 is amended to read as follows: "The State planning agency and any regional planning units within the State shall, within their respective jurisdictions, be representative of the law enforcement agencies, units of general local government, and public agencies maintaining programs to reduce and control crime." (b) Subsection (c) of section 203 of such Act is amended by inserting the following after the period at the end of the first sentence: "The Administration may waive this requirement, in whole or in part, upon a finding that the requirement is inappropriate in view of the respective law enforcement planning responsibilities exercised by the State and its units of general local government and that adherence to the requirement would not contribute to the efficient development of the State plan required under this part. I n allocating funds under this subsection, the State planning agency shall assure that major cities and counties within the State receive planning funds to develop comprehensive plans and coordinate functions at the local level." (c) Subsection (c) of section 203 is amended further by striking out the word "the preceding sentence" and inserting in lieu thereof "this subsection". (d) Section 204 of such Act is amended by striking the second sentence.

42 USC 3723.

42 USC 3724.