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2 SEC. 303. There are authorized to be appropriated for 3 grants under title I and grants or contracts under title II,

4 to the Department of Ilealth, Education, and Welfare, $25,

5 000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968, and such 6 sums as may be necessary for the next four fiscal years.

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Sec. 304. Such portion of any appropriation under 9 section 303 as the Secretary may determine, but not exceed10 ing 1 per centum thereof, shall be available for evaluation 11 by the Secretary (directly or by grants or contracts) of the 12

programs for which such appropriation is made.

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SEC. 305. For purposes of this Act-
(1) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of


16 Health, Education, and Welfare; and


(2) The term "construction” means construction of new 18 buildings and acquisition, expansion, remodeling, or alteration 19 of existing buildings, including the cost of acquisition of land

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TITLE I-PLANNING AND PREVENTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES Part 4-State and local planning and State assistance to localities Provides grants covering up to 90% of the cost of planning:

1. To State or local public agencies to develop comprehensive anti-delinquency plans 2. To State agencies to provide technical assistance to local agencies drawing up anti-delinquency plans and programs

3. To State or local public or private nonprofit agencies to plan antidelinquency programs or projects (consultation with Attorney General) Part B-Rehabilitative services

Provides grants to law enforcement agencies, courts, correctional and welfare agencies covering up to:

1. 60% of the cost of programs which would improve the use of existing community resources and develop new methods for diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating delinquents.

2. 50% of the cost of construction of innovative and special types of facilities, such as combined detention and diagnosis facilities, halfway

houses, and small residential community facilities for delinquents (grantee must consult with all other community agencies involved with working with delinquent youth and proposed project must be consistent with comprehensive plans applicable to community under proposed Safe Streets and Crime Control Act of 1967) Part C-Preventive services Provides grants to local public or private non-profit agencies covering up to 15% of the cost of operating community-based delinquency prevention and rehabilitation programs.

(Conditions include assurances that youth will participate in planning and operating project, and consultation with Attorney General)

TITLE II-RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE 1. Provides research and demonstration grants to State and local public and private non-profit agencies for the development of improved anti-delinquency techniques and practices, including those for training personnel.

2. Provides technical assistance services to State, local and other public and private non-profit agencies relating to delinquency control, including short-term training, and dissemination of materials pertaining to delinquency control.


1. Provides for the appointment of an advisory committee to advise the Secre tary on general policy matters, including the coordination of activities under this Act with related efforts of other Federal, State and local agencies.

2. Authorizes $25,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967 and “such sums as may be necessary for the next four fiscal years,” and provides up to $250,000 for evaluation of programs to be carried out under this Act.

SUMMARY The provisions for granting funds under this Act would require a comprehensive cooperative effort by the recipients of the grants with all other delinquency control agencies in their respective jurisdictions.

The Act also stipulates that grant recipients show the potential ability to carry on the new programs when federal funds are no longer available.

Union Calendar No. 263 H. R. 12120



[Report No. 647]


August 7, 1967 Mr. PUCINSKI (for himself, Mr. Perkins, Mr. ISHBROOK, Mr. BRADEMAS, Mr.

CAREY, Mr. ESHLEMAN, Mr. WillLaN D. Forp, Vr. GIBBONS, Mír. HatilaWAY, Mr. HAWKINS. Mr. MEEDS, Mrs. Misk. Jr. O'Hara of Michigan, Mr. SCHEUER, Jr. Ans. Mr. DANIELS, Mr. Dext, Mr. Escu, Mr. HoiLAND, Mr. Olsex, JIr. Rrid of New York, Jr., Mr. THOMPSOx of New Jersey,

and Mr. TuxsEY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

SEPTEMBER 19, 1967 Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House

on the State of the l’nion, and ordered to be printed

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To assist courts, correctional systems, and community agencies

to prevent, treat, and control juvenile delinquency; to support research and training efforts in the prevention, treatment, and control of juvenile delinquency; and for other purposes.


enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That this Act may be cited as the "Juvenile Delinquency

4 Prevention and Control Act of 1967”.





SEC. 2. The Congress finds that delinquency among

3 youths constitutes a national problem which can be met by 4 assisting and coordinating the efforts of public and private 5 a gencies engaged in combating the problem and increasing 6 the number and extent of the services available for preventing 7 and combating juvenile delinquency. It is, therefore, the 8 purpose of this Act to help States and local communities

strengthen their juvenile justice systems, including courts, 10 correctional systems, and police agencies which deal with 11 juveniles and to assist communities in providing diagnosis, 12 treatment, and rehabilitative services to youths who are 13 delinquent or in danger of becoming delinquent, to provide 14 assistance in the training of personnel employed or preparing 15 for employment in occupations involving the provision of 16 such services, and to provide technical assistance and in17 formation services in the field of juvenile delinquency.

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(1) to encourage the development and improvement of State and community rehabilitative services for



delinquent youths and youths in danger of becoming




(2) to encourage the full use of such rehabilitative



services (A) by courts which have assumed responsibility for such youths, and by correctional agencies which have been vested with legal custody of such



youths, and (B) by law enforcement and other agencies having responsibilities with respect to such youths which



are similar to those of such courts and correctional




(3) to encourage the development in communities


of new designs and new methods of care and treatment,



including the operation of full-time or part-time community-based residential facilities for youths requiring residential care, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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SEC. 102. The Secretary is authorized to make grants to


any public agency to meet not to exceed 75 per centum of 17 the cost of projects or programs for diagnosing, treating, and 18 rehabilitating youths referred to in section 101, except that 19 the percentage with respect to so much of such cost as is for

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SEC. 103. (a) Grants under this part may be made

23 only upon application by a State, county, municipal, or other 24 public agency which contains or is accompanied by assur25 ances satisfactory to the Secretary

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