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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

PUBLIC LAW 94-503—OCT. 15, 1976

90 STAT. 2425

In other States having two or more courts with highest and final appellate authority, court of last resort shall mean that highest appellate court which also has either rulemaking authority or administrative responsibility for the State's judicial system and the institutions of the State judicial branch. Except as used in the definition of the term 'court of last resort', the term 'court' means a tribunal or judicial 'Court. system having criminal or juvenile jurisdiction.". "(q) The term 'evaluation' means the administration and conduct 'Evaluation. of studies and analyses to determine the impact and value of a project or program in accomplishing the statutory objectives of this title.". (b) Section 601(c) of such Act is amended by inserting "the Trust 42 USC 3781. Territory of the Pacific Islands," after "Puerto Kico,". J U V E N I L E JUSTICE ACT AMENDMENTS

SEC. 130. (a) Section 261 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 1129) is amended by striking sub- 42 USC 5671. section (b) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(b) In addition to the funds appropriated under section 261(a) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, the Administration shall maintain from the appropriation for the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, each fiscal year, at least 19.15 percent of the total appropriations for the Administration, for juvenile delinquency programs.". (b) Section 223(a) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 is amended by striking out "and (15)" and insert- 42 USC 5633. ing in lieu thereof "(15), and (17)". (c) Section 225 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 is amended as follows: 42 USC 5635. (1) After section 225(c)(6) add a new paragraph as follows: "(^7) the adverse impact that may result from the restriction of eligibility, based upon population, for cities with a population greater than forty thousand, located within States which have not city with a population over two hundred and fifty thousand.". (2) Add at the end a new subsection (d) as follows: "(d) No city should be denied an application solely on the basis of its population.". TITLE II—PROVISIONS RELATING TO OTHER MATTERS DRUG ENFORCEMENT


SEC. 201. (a) Effective beginning one year after date of the enact- Effective date, ment of this Act, the following positions in the Drug Enforcement 28 USC 509 note. Administration (and individuals holding such positions) are hereby excepted from the competitive service: (1) positions at GS-16, 17, and 18 of the General Schedule under section 5332(a) of title 5, United States Code, and (2) positions at GS-15 of the General Schedule which are designated as— (A) regional directors, ^B) office heads, or (C) executive assistants (or equivalent positions) under the immediate supervision of the Administrator (or the Deputy Administrator) of the Drug Enforcement Administration.