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1 danger of becoming delinquent but only if there are assur2 ances satisfactory to the Secretary that steps have been or 3 will be taken toward provision, within a reasonable period 4 of time, of a program of services in the community which are


necessary for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of such

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Sec. 142. Grants under section 141 may be made only 9

upon application by a local community public or nonprofit

private agency or organization which contains or is accom11

panied by assurances satisfactory to the Secretary that such 12

agency or organization (1) will assume responsibility for 13 assuring that there will be provided in the community for 14

youths who are delinquent or in danger of becoming delin15

quent at least those services referred to in paragraph (1) (A)

of section 122 which the Secretary specifies as being neces17 sary

for carrying out the purposes of this part; (2) will pro18

vide for the coordination referred to in such paragraph (1) 19

(A), will make the efforts referred to in paragraph (1) (B) 20

of such section, and will provide for the utilization referred to in paragraph (1) (C) thereof; (3) will provide for the Consultation referred to in paragraph (2) thereof; (4) will

make special efforts to assure that the services referred to 24 in such paragraph (1) (A) will be available for youths with





1 serious behavioral problems; (5) will provide for appro2 priate participation by youts in the formulation and opera3 tion of the project or program; and (6) will provide the 4 information referred to in paragraphs (3) and (4) of such

5 section.




SEC. 143. In determining whether or not to approve

8 applications for grants under this part, the factors referred

9 to in section 123 shall, among other relevant factors, be

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12 SEC. 144. Funds paid to an agency or organization un13

der section 141 may be used for meeting the cost of securing 14 or providing the services needed for diagnosis, treatment, 15 and rehabilitation of youths who are delinquent or in danger

16 of becoming delinquent and which cannot otherwise be made

17 available, but only to the extent and for the period reasonably 18 necessary for the community to provide these services from


other sources.





SEC. 145. The Secretary shall consult with the Attorney General on matters of policy and general administration arising in the carrying out of this part.


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4 SEC. 201. (a) The Secretary is authorized to conduct, 5 or make grants for, research into and development of im6 proved techniques and practices, and for demonstration of 7 such techniques and practices, which research in the Secre8 tary's judgment holds promise of making a substantial con


9 tribution toward prevention of delinquency and treatment 10 of youths who are delinquent or in danger of becoming de11 linquent or toward improvement in the rehabilitative services 12 for delinquent youths, including techniques and practices for 13 the training of personnel.

(b) Such grants may be made to any State, local, or 15 other public or nonprofit private agency, organization, or 16 institution; and, to the extent he deems it appropriate, 17 the Secretary shall require the recipient of any such grant 18 to contribute money, facilities, or services for carrying out 19 the project for which such grant was made. 20

(c) The Secretary is further authorized to enter into 21 contracts for any such projects with public or private agen22 cies, organizations, or institutions, and with individuals.




Sec. 202. The Secretary is authorized to cooperate with 25 and render technical assistance to State, local, or other public



or private agencies, organizations, and institutions in matters

2 relating to prevention of delinquency or treatment of delin

3 quent youths or to rehabilitative services for such youths,

4 and to provide short-term training and instruction of a

5 technical nature with respect to such matters.




SEC. 203. The Secretary is authorized to collect, eval

8 nate, publish, and disseminate information and materials

9 relating to research conducted under this Act, and other

10 inatters relating to prevention or treatment of delinquency

11 or provision of rehabilitative services for delinquent youths,

12 such information and materials to be for the general public

13 or for agencies, organizations, and personnel engaged in 14 programs concerning youths who are delinquent or in danger 15 of becoming delinquent.

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Sec. 301. Payments of any grant or under any contract

19 under this Act may be made (after necessary adjustment on

20 account of previously made overpayments or underpayments) 21 in installments, and in advance or by way of reimburse22 ment, as may be determined by the Secretary, and shall be

23 made on such conditions as die finds necessary to carry out

24 the purposes for which the grant or contract is made.

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SEC. 302. (a) The Secretary is authorized to appoint

3 an advisory committee to advise him with respect to matters 4 of general policy involved in the administration of this Act, .5 and particularly with respect to the coordination of activities

6 under this Act and related activities under other Federal,

7 State, or local laws and on such other matters relating to this

8 Act as the Secretary may request.


(b) (1) The Secretary is also authorized to appoint 10 such other technical or advisory committees to advise him in

11 connection with activities under this Act as he deems

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(2) Members of any committee appointed under this 14 section who are not otherwise in the regular full-time em15 ploy of the United States, while attending meetings of their 16 respective committees, shall be entitled to receive compensa17 tion at a rate to be fixed by the Secretary, but not exceeding

18 $100 per diem (or, if higher, the rate specified at the time 19 of such service for grade GS-18 in 5 U.S.C. 5332), includ20 ing travel time, and while away from their homes or regular

21 places of business they may be allowed travel expenses, in22 cluding per diem in lieu of subsistence, ás authorized by law 23 (5 U.S.C. 5703) for persons in the Government service em24 ployed intermittently.

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