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NCJ Number: 134524 Find in a Library
Title: Compilation of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 as Amended Through September 30, 1985
Corporate Author: Eric Document Reproduction Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 58
Sponsoring Agency: Eric Document Reproduction Service
Arlington, VA 22210
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This presentation of the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 contains amendments made by the Fiscal Year Adjustment Act; the Crime Control Act of 1976; the Juvenile Justice Amendments of 1977 and 1980; and the Juvenile Justice, Runaway Youth, and Missing Children's Act Amendments of 1984.
Abstract: Title I of the act contains findings, a declaration of purpose, and definitions. Title II addresses juvenile justice and delinquency prevention by examining the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Office, Federal assistance for State and local programs, the National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and administration provisions. Title III, Runaway and Homeless Youth, discusses the grants program, records, and the authorization of appropriations. Title IV, Missing Children, describes findings, duties and functions of the administrator, the advisory board, grants, criteria for grants, and authorization of appropriations. Related law provisions included in this document are the Juvenile Justice Amendments of 1980 and Chapters 319 (National Institute of Corrections) and 403 (Juvenile Delinquency) of Title 18, United States Code. (Publisher abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
Index Term(s): Federal aid; Homeless children; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Programs for runaways
Note: Prepared for use by the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor.
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