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42 USC 5672

TITLE 42--THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 72--JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION

SUBCHAPTER II--PROGRAMS AND OFFICES

Part J--General and Administrative Provisions


Sec. 5672. Administrative authority



(a) Authority of Administrator

The Office shall be administered by the Administrator under the
general authority of the Attorney General.

(b) Certain crime control provisions applicable

Sections 3789d(c), 3789f(a), 3789f(b), 3789f(c), 3789g(a), 3789g(b),
and 3789g(d) of this title, shall apply with respect to the
administration of and compliance with this chapter, except that for
purposes of this chapter--
(1) any reference to the Office of Justice Programs in such
sections shall be deemed to be a reference to the Assistant Attorney
General who heads the Office of Justice Programs; and
(2) the term ``this chapter'' as it appears in such sections
shall be deemed to be a reference to this chapter.

(c) Certain other crime control provisions applicable

Sections 3782(a), 3782(c), and 3787 of this title shall apply with
respect to the administration of and compliance with this chapter,
except that for purposes of this chapter--
(1) any reference to the Attorney General, the Assistant
Attorney General who heads the Office of Justice Programs, the
Director of the National Institute of Justice, the Director of the
Bureau of Justice Statistics, or the Director of the Bureau of
Justice Assistance shall be deemed to be a reference to the
Administrator;
(2) any reference to the Office of Justice Programs, the Bureau
of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, or the
Bureau of Justice Statistics shall be deemed to be a reference to
the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; and
(3) the term ``this chapter'' as it appears in such sections
shall be deemed to be a reference to this chapter.

(d) Rules, regulations, and procedures

The Administrator is authorized, after appropriate consultation with
representatives of States and units of local government, to establish
such rules, regulations, and procedures as are necessary for the
exercise of the functions of the Office and as are consistent with the
purpose of this chapter.

(Pub. L. 93-415, title II, Sec. 299A, formerly Sec. 262, Sept. 7, 1974,
88 Stat. 1129; Pub. L. 95-115, Sec. 6(c), Oct. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 1058;
Pub. L. 96-509, Sec. 16, Dec. 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 2761; Pub. L. 98-473,
title II, Sec. 641, Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2122; renumbered Sec. 292,
Pub. L. 100-690, title VII, Sec. 7266(3), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4449;
renumbered Sec. 299A, Pub. L. 102-586, Sec. 2(i)(1)(B), Nov. 4, 1992,
106 Stat. 5006.)


Amendments

1984--Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98-473, in amending subsec. (a)
generally, substituted provisions setting forth the administrative
authority of the Office for former provisions which incorporated other
administrative provisions into this chapter as well as construing
certain references as authorizing the Administrator of the Office of
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to perform the same actions
as other officials.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98-473, in amending subsec. (b) generally,
substituted provisions relating to the applicability of other provisions
to this chapter as well as defining certain references therein for
former provisions which directed the Office of Justice Assistance,
Research and Statistics to provide staff support and coordinate the
activities of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 98-473, in amending section generally,
added subsecs. (c) and (d).
1980--Pub. L. 96-509 brought relevant applicable administrative
provisions of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968
into conformance subsequent to the Justice System Improvement Amendments
of 1979 and provided that the Office of Justice Assistance, Research,
and Statistics provide staff support to, and coordinate the activities
of the Office in the same manner as it does for the Law Enforcement
Assistance Administration, National Institute of Justice, and Bureau of
Justice Statistics pursuant to 3781(b) of this title.
1977--Pub. L. 95-115 substituted provisions setting forth
applicability of specified statutory requirements, for provisions
setting forth prohibitions against discrimination and required terms in
grants, contracts, and agreements and enforcement procedures thereof.


Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98-473 effective Oct. 12, 1984, see section
670(a) of Pub. L. 98-473, set out as a note under section 5601 of this
title.


Effective Date of 1977 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95-115 effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section
263(c) of Pub. L. 93-415, as added by section 6(d)(2) of Pub. L. 95-115,
set out as a note under section 5601 of this title.


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