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Title: Reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 - Hearing on S 2434, S 2441, and S 2442 Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, March 27 and 28, 1980
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on the Judiciary
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 511
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This Senate hearing considers proposed legislation reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974.
Abstract: Three Senate proposals are presented: (1) S. 2434 to extend the Juvenile Justice Act and Runaway Youth Act for 4 years, (2) S. 2441 to extend the act for 5 years, and (3) S. 2442 to extend the Juvenile Justice Act for 4 years. Expert witnesses discuss issues relevant to reauthorization; they include LEAA and other Federal program representatives, directors of social service agencies, and agency clients. Witnesses present their rationales concerning support for the proposed reauthorization bills. Their prepared statements are appended, as are statements from members of Congress, the Department of Justice, State and national organizations, and private citizens. A statistical report on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention grants and cost obligations is also appended.
Index Term(s): Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; Legislation; Runaway Youth Act of 1974; Services effectiveness
Note: Serial no 96-84
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